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Rhode Island

Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles

Address: Room 106 State Office Building Providence, Rhode Island 02903

Contact: (401) 462-5745

Hours: 8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. (ET)


Single trip permits are valid for five (5) consecutive days.

Gross Weight: 5,6,7 and 8 Axles determined by spacing, weight and routing.

Length, Width and Height: No set maximum. Determined by routes and dimensions.

When Escorts Are Needed:

On 2-Lane Highways:                # of Escorts

Width 12’ up to 14’6”1
Width over 14’6”2
Length over 80’ up to 90’1
Length over 90’2
Height over 14’1
Overhang of 15’ or more1
Infrequent – overhang of 15’ or more (ex. 2-Lane highway w/ width 12’ or more)2
Building – also with police escort2
Cranes – interstate moves of 12’ or over2

With Vectra Heavy Haulers, you will enjoy the faster and safest overweight freight transportation services to Massachusetts. We follow all the federal, state and local Oversize Permit System. For more Rhode Island Oversize/Overweight Permit (OSOW) office regulation information.