Certified Pilot Car Service in State of Kansas

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High Pole Service in Kansas

Kansas states hold an estimated area of 82278 sq mile of radius and finding a high pole service car can be quite a task. if you are looking for affordable, reliable high pole service please click on the book now icon to book and pilot car service in kansas.

Lead /Chase Car Service in Kansas

Kansas is one of thirteen states that require Pilot/Escort Vehicle Operators to be certified. 365 Pilots offers certified lead and chase car services in the state of Kansas.

When do i need pilot car in state of Kansas?

You will need pilot car if: Length: If in excess of 90 feet overall you are required to have 1 rear/chase pilot car or escort vehicle. Width: Loads over 14 feet wide, one front escort and one rear. 4 lanes or less may eliminate rear escort with amber light on the cab and rear or load. The light must be at least 2 feet high from the pavement and no more than 8’ from the pavement. Does not apply to super or over 4 lanes. Turnpike restrictions: At least one escort vehicle is required to accompany the movement of loads that are more than 14 feet wide. Height: If over 17 feet tall you need a high pole escort. NOTES: Permits will state on them if they are valid for either 3 or 5 days. All signs, flags, and amber lights must be either removed or covered when not in operation.

Requirement for Pilot car operator in State of Kansas

Kansas Pilot Car Service Rates

365 Pilots Car Service Rates in Kansas


High Pole Service in Kansas

$1.95 - $2.25 Per Mile

Lead Service in Kansas

$1.75 - $2.00 Per Mile

Chase Service in Kansas

$1.75 - $2.00 Per Mile

Steer Service in Kansas

$2.00 - $3.00 Per Mile

Route Survey in Kansas

$999.95 Per Survey

Route Survey in Kansas

365 Pilots works with the specialized trucking company alongside the state, province and local permit offices to determine the best route based on the knowledge of oversize/overweight load dimensions, oversize/overweight load transport rules and regulations. Driving the proposed route, or performing a route survey, helps identify a number of things before a specialized load or superload travels, and can assist to ensure the safety of all involved in the move and the general public.

Join our pilot group in Kansas

Are you an Certified Escort Driver in State of Kansas and Looking to cover more loads? If yes then join the 365pilots certified drivers group and get load alerts directly to your cell phone. We help you to get loads, help you with coordination and get you paid quickly.

Kansas Pilot Car Service FAQs

We suggest you book as early as possible as pilot car availability changes based on loads in the market. 

You need pilot car when width is 14′ and above. 

Width Over 14′ – 2 (Front and Rear) on fewer than 4 lanes. 

Width Over 14′ = 1 Front (Plus 1 Rear for superloads) on 4 lanes or more. 

You need high pole service when load is 16′ and above. 

Superloads are considered to be any load more than 130,000 lbs. on 7 axles, 125′ long and 16′ wide. Height restrictions will depend on the planned routes. Include a diagram with axle spacing, axle weight and proposed routes with your permit application.

You can get permits by visiting https://coast2coasttruckingpermits.com/

You can get pre trip sheet by visiting: https://www.k-trips.com/EscortTripReportGateway.aspx#

Yes, you need state certificate to operate pilot car in state of kansas.  

You can operate pilot car in kansas if you have certificates from one of the following states. AZ,CO,FL,MN,NC,OK,UT,VA,or WA.

You need permit when your load is Over 8’6″ wide, Over 14′ high,
Trailer over 59’6″ long.

1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset 7 days a week (even holidays); could be special conditions but will be noted on permit
Niight movements allowed for overweight-only loads
Permit office closed on the following holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day

Drivers of vehicles that intend to escort superloads within Kansas shall register annually before
operating in Kansas. Registrants must:
1. Possess a valid drivers license
2. Maintain the required insurance
3. Have successfully completed an escort vehicle training course from AZ,CO,FL,MN,NC,OK,UT,VA,or WA.
4. Be at least 18 years of age
5. Have a driving history without any conviction of driving while impaired, driving recklessly, or both within 36 months before operating any escort vehicle.

6. Complete and submit a trip report. View & print escort trip report

Kansas Trucking Connection
1500 Southwest Arrowhead
Topeka, Kansas 66614