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When a trucking company has an oversized load (too heavy or too wide), a pilot car service is employed. These folks help keep not only the haul safe, but also keep all other drivers on the road aware of the cargo for their own safety. Pilot cars can also be employed to escort important vehicles, like those of a high government official. The escorted car or truck will often have signs indicating that it is special in some way. If the pilot is leading a motorcade, the vehicle in question will most likely have flags indicating who they are and their nationality. For example, presidential motorcades will have the American flag on the cars. Orange warning flags and banners indicating size, like wide load, will be present on oversized equipment being transported, mainly so they can be more visible to other automobiles. With truck loads, it is up to the pilot to be aware of these flags and make sure they remain attached to the trailer, pole, or tow since the driver cannot seem them. Pilots are usually accompanied with CB radios so there is always a constant line of communication between the vehicles and dispatch service. This helps both drivers as one can notify the other of any dangers up ahead, to the side, or behind each other. The radios also allow the dispatch to be updated on travel times, fuel stops, rest stops, and potential accidents that may occur. The radio allows the pilot to be the eyes and ears for the trucker and dispatch in almost any situation.
 
 
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American Pilot Car Service
P O Box 8949, Norfolk, VA 23503
We offer pilot car service across the 48 continuous states, including height pole, route surveys and permit services. 30 years in the transportation first hand experience with all ports on the East coast and military freight.
(757) 383-0325
Mann Flag Car Service
1547 James River Jct, Emporia, VA 23847
Pilot car service provide wide and oversize loads, flag service, large vehicle escorts and quality commercial hauling. We provide automobile transporters, haulers and more.
(434) 378-6159
Tailgaters Flag Car
1300 Scott St Lot 33, Christiansburg, VA 24073
Our auto escort service leads oversized load & cargo and large item haulers transportation. We escort it all- from large commercial machinery and modular homes, to farm equipment.
(540) 250-3499
Brandons Flag Car Service
119 Speas Mill Rd, Cana, VA 24317
We follow heavy loads and assist in the safe delivery of heavy loads such as bridge beams and mobile homes. Call our offices if you're curious about our rates and services that are available.
(704) 798-8182
Roadrunners pilotcar Service
8401 Marigold Lane, Spotsylvania, VA 22551
Certified in several Eastern and Southern States for your convenience. Call for pilot car service from our experienced company.
(540) 582-2058
old mill escort
1941 Beethoven Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23454
Old mill Escort and Pilot Car Service ,Owner James R. Milliser / Cetified in North Carolina , Virginia, & New York, Pennsylvania Insured ( one million), High Pole, Wide Loads Ga. amber
(757) 539-0967
Saegart's Pilot Car Service
2376 E Lee Hwy, Wytheville, VA 24382
We escort your heavy - wide loads and assist in the safe delivery of your cargo such as bridge beams, commercial machinery, farm equipment and mobile homes. Call our office for rates and services.
(276) 620-2448


If you are in need of a pilot car service, you will find that there are many different companies offering pilot vehicle transportation. For those that need helping hauling their oversize load, you will want to make sure you hire a trustworthy auto pilot company. Some automobile companies that have escort services may only work with commercial truckers, while others will also work no matter what the situation is. If you need to make a delivery, you should first take into consideration how far your transportation needs are. You will need to ask the automobile escort service if they only travel across the state, or if they have the means to travel cross country. Their primary location may also make a difference. You will want to find a transportation service locally to you to keep the overall price lower. Haulers are able to carry heavy loads across highways, but you will want other travelers to be safe on the road as well. Having the right pilot car service is a great way to let others know that there is a large cargo truck with an oversize load. Before hiring a company, you may want to ask how old their vehicles are that they use, and see if they are insured and are generally good in quality. The type of systems each company uses may vary as well. One pilot car service may be able to do the job themselves, while others will need to use other companies to complete the job. If you would rather stick with one company for the whole transport, you will want to ask if they are capable of doing this for you.
 
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