Vermont To Florida Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Do you need to ship your heavy equipment from Vermont to Florida? Freedom Heavy Haul can help. If you are unsure what information you need when shipping your equipment from Vermont to Florida, we can provide everything you need. Our knowledgeable heavy-haul agents have years of experience arranging and shepherding heavy-equipment transport to successful conclusions. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

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Vermont Shipping FAQs

What Are Vermont's Major Cities And Roadways?

Vermont is the 6th smallest state in the nation in square miles. It’s only 150 miles long and 50 miles wide. The state maintains around 30,000 miles of highways, fourth lowest total in the country. Vermont only operates 700 miles of interstate roads. The state has three main intestates. I-93 runs north/south between Boston and I-91 in St. Johnsbury. I-91 runs north/south through the center of the state, stretching from Massachusetts into Canada. I-89 also travels basically north/south, connecting New Hampshire with Canada.

In terms of population, Vermont is the 2nd smallest state. Only Wyoming contains fewer residents. Burlington is the most populous town in the state. It’s twice as large as any other city in Vermont. Essex Junction, near Burlington, was the fastest growing city in Vermont in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Vermont are:

  1. Burlington;
  2. South Burlington;
  3. Colchester;
  4. Rutland;
  5. Essex Junction;
  6. Hartford;
  7. Bennington;
  8. Barre;
  9. Williston;
  10. Montpelier.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Vermont?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Vermont. Single axles must weigh 22,400 pounds or less, while tandem axels are limited to 36,000 pounds each.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Vermont include:

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

Maximum height: 13 feet 6 inches;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Vermont's Length Restrictions?

Vermont’s overall length restrictions are more permissive than most states’ rules. Trailers are limited to 48 feet in length on non-designated highways.

Trailer length maximums in Vermont include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 46 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Vermont?

In Vermont, the state Department of Motor Vehicles issues oversize shipping permits. The movement of oversize loads in the state is permitted between ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset every day. Loads that exceed 110-feet in length, weigh more than 110,000 pounds or are wider than 10 feet 6 inches are restricted from travel on the weekends. Oversize permits are valid for 10 days.

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

Maximum Weight: case-by-case decisions;

Maximum Length: 99 feet total;

Maximum Height: 13 feet 11 inches;

Maximum Width: 14 feet 11 inches.

What Are Vermont's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Vermont. Alex Lyons & Sons maintains an office in Westminster.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Vermont include:

  • Al’s Auction Barn, Wallingford;
  • CW Gray & Sons, East Thetford;
  • Degre Auction Services, Westfield;
  • Duane Merrill and Company, Williston;
  • Prozzo Auctions, Rutland;
  • Putnam Auction, Dorset;
  • Thomas Hirchak Company, Morristown;
  • White Wolf Auctions, Wilmington.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Vermont?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Vermont. United Rentals has two rental locations in the state.

Rental & Sales Center has locations in Milton and St. Albans City, Other independent equipment rental centers in Vermont include:

  • All Around Rental, St. Johnsbury;
  • Anderson Equipment, East Montpelier;
  • Essex Equipment, Essex Junction;
  • E-Z Way Rental Center, Bennington;
  • Milton CAT, Richmond;
  • Newport Rental Center, Newport;
  • Pete’s Equipment, Morristown;
  • Taylor Rental Center, Middlebury.

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.

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