Certified Pilot Cars in Tennessee

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High Pole Service in Tennessee

365 Pilots: the leading pilot car companies in Tennessee is proud to offer its esteemed clientele an outstanding and widely acclaimed height pole car service in the beautiful and scenic state of Tennessee. Our unwavering commitment to providing you with the best possible service experience means that we have spared no effort to ensure that our service is not only completely affordable, but also absolutely punctual every single time. Moreover, we're proud to say that our certified drivers are among the most experienced and knowledgeable in the industry, enabling them to provide you with a level of care and attention that is second to none. So book your height pole service in Tennessee today by clicking on "Book a Pilot Car" above, and the rest will be taken care of by your 365 Pilots care team.

Lead /Chase Car Service in Tennessee

Looking for reliable and professional Oversize load Services in Tennessee? Look no further than 365pilots! Our team offers a wide range of specialized services, including our highly sought-after Lead and Chase Car Service. From providing ground support to transporting heavy loads and equipment, our dedicated team has the experience and expertise needed to ensure that your operations run smoothly from start to finish. With our team on the ground, you'll always have a guiding hand to help you reach your destination safely and efficiently. Don't take chances with your operations - trust the experts at 365pilots to deliver the high-quality ground transportation support services you need to succeed.

When Do I Need Certified Pilot Cars in Tennessee?

As a specialist in the intricacies of haulage, we understand the vital importance of transportation when it comes to oversize loads. And that's why we deliver comprehensive route survey services to help you plan, execute, and optimize your transportation. Our highly trained professionals offer you prompt and reliable solutions that meet the highest industry standards for safety and efficiency. Our survey services cover all the critical aspects of route planning, including verifying road widths, assessing bridge clearances, and checking other potential obstacles and hazards. Our expert team uses state-of-the-art technology and equipment to gather all the relevant data and ensure accurate measurements and assessments.

Pilot Car Service, Tennessee Rates

365 Pilots Car Service Rates in Tennessee


High Pole Service in Tennessee

$1.95 - $2.25 Per Mile

Lead Service in Tennessee

$1.75 - $2.00 Per Mile

Chase Service in Tennessee

$1.75 - $2.00 Per Mile

Steer Service in Tennessee

$2.00 - $3.00 Per Mile

Route Survey in Tennessee

$999.95 Per Survey

Steer Service in Tennessee

At 365pilots, we recognize the importance of reliable transportation, which is why we are proud to offer our Steer Car Service in Tennessee. Our team of experienced and professional drivers will ensure that you are able to get where you need to go quickly, safely, and affordably. Our prices are carefully designed to be competitive in the market while also ensuring that we never compromise on the quality of our service. With our pilot car dispatch service in Tennessee, you'll be able to access a wide range of destinations throughout the state with ease and convenience.

Join our pilot group in Tennessee

Hello to all Certified Escort Drivers in Tennessee! We thought we would reach out to let you know about a wonderful opportunity that might interest you. We are the folks at 365pilots who represent certified drivers, and we are proud to offer some fantastic perks to our members. By signing up with us, you will receive alerts straight to your phone for available jobs. These alerts can help you get more work and earn more money. We all know that coordinating with clients and getting paid can be tough, and that's why we are here to help. We offer assistance with securing jobs, communicating effectively with clients, and getting paid faster. Don't miss out on the chance to take your business to the next level! Join our group today and see what we can do for you!

Tennessee 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 cars in Tennessee when the width is over 12’6″, the length is over 85’, or the height is over 15’.

Width Over 12’6″ – 1 Rear on any interstate highway or 4-lane road; 1 Front on 2-lane road.

Width Over 13’6″ to 16’ – 2 (Front and Rear) on all highways.

Length Over 85’ – 1 Rear Length Over 120’ – 2 (Front and Rear)

Height Over 15’ – 1 Front with high pole

You need a high pole when the height is over 15’. The high pole must be adjustable and have a height indicator.

Superloads are considered to be any load that exceeds the following dimensions or weights:

Width: 16’ Height: 15’ Length: 120’ Weight: 150,000 lbs. gross or 20,000 lbs. per axle

You can get permits for oversized load pilot car in Tennessee by visiting https://coast2coasttruckingpermits.com/permit/oversized/

Yes, you need a state certificate in Tennessee to run pilot car services. You must be 18 years old, have a valid driver’s license, and complete a pilot driving course within 12 months of its availability.

Tennessee does not accept any other state certificates. You need to pass a course and a test to get certified. The approved programs are:

  • AASC Pilot Car Certification Program
  • ATSSA Pilot/Escort Vehicle Operator Training Program
  • ESC Pilot Car Certification Program
  • NAPVSA Pilot Car Certification Program
  • Utah Pilot/Escort Vehicle Operator Certification Program

These certificates are valid for three years and must be renewed before expiration.

You need a permit in Tennessee if your load is over 8’6″ wide, over 13’6″ high, or over 53’ long

Sunrise to sunset Mon.-Sat; no Sunday travel

Curfew in city limits or busy areas from 7-9am & 4-6pm M-F for loads greater than 12’6” wide or 85’ or more long

24-7 travel for loads that are overweight only

No travel on New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas

Permit offices closed on the above holidays plus Martin Luther King Day, Presidents’ Day, Columbus Day, Veteran’s Day & the day after Thanksgiving.

To escort oversize or overweight loads in Tennessee, drivers need a certification. They must:

  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • Carry the required insurance
  • Pass an escort vehicle training course from one of these states: AZ, CO, FL, MN, NC, OK, UT, VA, or WA
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Not have any conviction of impaired or reckless driving in the last 36 months
  • Show “OVERSIZE LOAD” or “WIDE LOAD” signs on both bumpers or one roof (depending on the load) and only when working

James K. Polk Building

Suite 700, 505 Deaderick Street

Nashville, TN 37243

Phone: 615-741-3821

Email: TDOT.permitoffice@tn.gov