When required by permit, front escorts require height poles, or telescopic poles that attach to the front bumpers of their vehicles. Typically, these poles extend six inches higher than the maximum height of an overheight load to ensure it clears any overhead obstruction along a route.
In addition to providing all of the essential functions of a front pilot car, height pole pilot cars further protect overheight loads — but to do this, it’s crucial that their equipment doesn’t fail.
Because functioning height poles determine the success or failure of many overheight shipments, our experienced height pole escorts must:
At Sentinel, we understand how stressful it can be to ship freight that far exceeds legal height parameters. That's why we only connect you with the most experienced height pole escorts with the best equipment.
from start to finish
commercial liability auto insurance for every escort
and ready to help you react quickly
Operations Manager for Heavy Haul, IMT Transport
President, Construction Truck & Trailer, Inc.