Florida To Arkansas Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Florida to Arkansas? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. Shipping heavy equipment from Florida to Arkansas can be a complex process. Let us get you the information you need. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have years of experience arranging and shepherding heavy-equipment transport to successful conclusions. Let our team of logistics professionals provide you with a hassle-free experience.

We provide our heavy haul customers with a high level of communication. If you have questions while your equipment is in transit, we provide a transport agent who can answer all your questions. You’ll get regular status updates during the shipping process. We’ll also confirm with you as soon as your transport is complete. Your agent is reliable, trustworthy and hard working. When you need your heavy equipment delivered on-time with no hassles, call Freedom Heavy Haul.

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Florida Shipping FAQs

What Are Florida's Major Cities And Roadways?

Florida is the 22nd largest state in the country. From north to south, the state is nearly 450 miles long. Florida also is almost 330 miles long at its widest, in the north. The major north-south roadways are I-95 and I-75, both of which run from Georgia to Miami. The main east-west highways include 1-10, between Orlando and Tampa, and I-4, which travels between Daytona Beach and Orlando.

Florida continues to grow by leaps and bounds. In 2017, seven cities in Florida were among the 25 fastest growing towns in America (Orlando, Cape Coral, West Palm Beach, Sarasota, Lakeland, Jacksonville and Fort Lauderdale). The 10 largest cities in the state are:

  1. Jacksonville;
  2. Miami;
  3. Tampa;
  4. Orlando;
  5. Petersburg;
  6. Hialeah;
  7. Tallahassee;
  8. Port St. Lucie;
  9. Fort Lauderdale;
  10. Cape Coral.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Florida?

Loads that exceed any of the dimensional limits set by the state require oversize permits. Trailers weighing 3,000 pounds or more need separate brake systems to operate legally in Florida. In addition to brake lights, all trailers must have lights for the tail, the turn signal and the license plates. Trailers also are required to display reflectors and tote safety chains.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Florida include:

Maximum weight: 80,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight;

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Florida's Length Restrictions?

Regulations regarding the length of towed trailers in Florida are near the standards set by most states, except for trailer length. For 53-foot trailers, the kingpin must be set at least 41 feet from the center axel. Most states limit trailer length to less than 30 feet, but Florida allows longer trailers than most states. Travel trailers are limited to 40 feet in length.

Trailer length maximums in Florida include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 48 feet;

Motor home length: 40 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Florida?

The Florida Department of Transportation issues permits for hauling oversized loads within the state. Oversize load transport is allowed from ½-hour before sunrise to 1/2-hour after sunset during weekdays. Oversize transport is not allowed during major holiday weekends. Escort vehicles are required if the load is more than 95-feet long, or more than 14-feet tall, or more than 12-feet wide.

Restrictions for permitted oversize loads in Florida include:

Maximum Weight:  199,000 for 11 axels;

Maximum Length: 150 feet total;

Maximum Height: 16 feet;

Maximum Width: 16 feet.

What Are Florida's Major Auction Houses?

Let Freedom Heavy Haul ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction in Florida. The Florida Winter Auctions in March feature major heavy equipment auctions by Ritchie Brothers (Davenport), Yoder & Frey (Kissimmee), and Alex Lyons and Sons (Winter Garden). Operated in conjunction with Iron Planet, the Richie Brothers Winter auction is one of the largest heavy equipment auctions in the world.

Other equipment auction houses in Florida include:

  • J. Kane, Riviera Beach;
  • First Coast Auction, Jacksonville;
  • Garner & Associates, Bartow;
  • Graham Auction, Tequesta;
  • Insight Auctioneers, Sebring;
  • Midway Machinery and Auction, Midway;
  • Tampa Machinery Auction, Thonotosassa;
  • Weeks Auction, Ocala.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Florida?

Freedom Heavy Haul ships equipment to and from every rental center in Florida. United Rentals and Sunbelt Rentals each have more than 50 locations in Florida. Compact Power Equipment also has several branches in Florida.

Other heavy equipment rental centers in Florida include:

Allstar Equipment, West Palm Beach;

Alltool Rental, Fort Lauderdale;

B&M Equipment, Jacksonville;

Beard Equipment, Tallahassee;

Briggs Equipment, Orlando;

Herc Rentals, Tampa;

Miami Tool Rental, Miami;

Sandy Andy’s, Ormond Beach.

Arkansas Shipping FAQs

What Are Arkansas's Major Cities And Roadways?

Arkansas is the 29th largest state by size in the country. It’s more than miles long and nearly miles wide. A near-perfect square, Arkansas is about 240 miles long and nearly 270 miles wide. The state has more than 90,000 miles of roadways, including nearly 900 miles of interstate highway. There are three major interstates in Arkansas. I-40 runs east/west through Little Rock, linking together Oklahoma and Tennessee. I-55 goes north/south in the northeast corner of the state, linking West Memphis with Tennessee. I-30 diagonally in the southwest portion of the state, running from Little Rock into Texas.

The state has the 33rd largest population in the union. With nearly 200,000 people, Little Rock is the most populous city in Arkansas. The second largest city in the state, Fort Smith, is about half as big as Little Rock. Rogers, a city in the Ozarks in the northwest corner of the state, was the fastest growing city in Arkansas in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Arkansas are:

  1. Little Rock;
  2. Fort Smith;
  3. Fayetteville;
  4. Springdale;
  5. Jonesboro;
  6. North Little Rock;
  7. Kenner;
  8. Conway;
  9. Rogers;
  10. Bentonville.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Arkansas?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Arkansas. Single axes are restricted to 20,000 pounds, while double axels must weigh less than 34,000 pounds.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Arkansas include:

Maximum weight: 80,000 Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW);

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Arkansas's Length Restrictions?

Unlike almost all states, Arkansas does not impose a total length maximum on tractor-trailer shipments. The state’s trailer length maximum is among the most permissive in the country. Passenger-car trailers are limited to 28 feet.

Trailer length maximums in Arkansas include:

Total length: No maximum length in Alabama;

Trailer length: 53 feet 6 inches;

Motor home length: 40 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Arkansas?

Permits to ship oversize loads in Arkansas can be obtained from the state Department of Transportation. Transporting oversize loads is allowed in Arkansas from sunrise to sunset each day. Morning and evening rush hours in Little Rock are restricted. Oversize shipments are not allowed to travel on major holidays.

Oversize shipments that exceed dimensional regulations must apply for Super Load permits. The maximum oversize dimensions that Arkansas allows include:

Maximum Weight:   180,000 pounds;

Maximum Length:  No total length maximums in Alabama;

Maximum Height: 17 feet;

Maximum Width: 20 feet.

What Are Arkansas's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Arkansas. None of the major auction houses maintain offices in Arkansas, which opens the field to plenty of local, independent auction houses.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Arkansas include:

  • Blackmon Auctions, Lonoke;
  • Devazier Auctions, Forrest City;
  • Grady Auctions, Newport;
  • Robinson Auction, Pine Bluff;
  • Stafford Auction, Donaldson;
  • Stovesand Auction, Stuttgart;
  • Tommy L. Walker Auction, Mountain Home;
  • Witcher Auction, Wynne.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Arkansas?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Arkansas. United Rentals operates more than a dozen locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also maintains a handful of stores in Arkansas. Stribling Equipment has nine offices in Arkansas. Scott Equipment has five locations in the state.

Huggs & Hall operates eight equipment rental stores in Arkansas. Other independent equipment rental centers in Arkansas include:

  • Ditch Witch of Arkansas, Benton and Springdale;
  • Hayes Rental, Hot Springs;
  • Hertz Equipment Rental. Springdale;
  • Precision Services, Springdale;
  • Robbie;s Equipment, Widener;
  • Riggs CAT, Little Rock;
  • Scott Equipment, Little Rock;
  • Wiese USA, Little Rock.

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