Florida To Nevada Heavy Haulers Equipment Transport Service

Freedom Heavy Haul ships heavy equipment from Florida to Nevada. Shipping heavy equipment from Florida to Nevada 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. We can make your experience hassle free. Our logistics professionals will give you peace of mind.

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. During the transport process, you will receive regular status updates. Once the transport is successfully completed, we’ll reach out to let you know. A trustworthy, hard working, and reliable agent is critical to a successful equipment transport. When you need your heavy equipment delivered on-time with no hassles, call Freedom Heavy Haul.

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Florida Shipping FAQs

Trust Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment safely between Florida and any other state in the country. As one of the leading agriculture production states in the nation, plenty of farm equipment is shipped into and out of Florida. The state also features a booming construction industry that depends upon efficient construction equipment transportation to thrive. The maximum speed allowed in Florida when towing a trailer is 65 miles per hour. Florida does not permit double-tandem towing. According the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2016 Florida employed the fourth most heavy and tractor trailer truck drivers in the country. Only Texas, California and Pennsylvania have more heavy-haul truck drivers. Florida has 14 ports in total, eight on the Gulf of Mexico and six on the Atlantic Ocean:

  • Jaxport;
  • Port Canaveral;
  • Port Everglades;
  • Port of Key West;
  • Port of Fort Pierce;
  • Port of Fernandina;
  • Port of Palm Beach;
  • Port of Pensacola;
  • Port of Port St. Joe;
  • Port of St. Petersburg;
  • Port of Tampa Bay;
  • Port Manatee;
  • Port Miami;
  • Port Panama City.

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.

Nevada Shipping FAQs

Choose Freedom Heavy Haul to haul your heavy equipment between Nevada and any other state in the union. Nevada has one of the most rapidly expanding state populations in the country. Over the five years prior to 2015, Nevada was ranked sixth among all states in terms of population growth. Along with Arizona, Nevada leads the nation in producing construction jobs as the southwest experiences a population boom. The growth of the state’s tourism industry, which accounts for about one-third of the state’s economy, assures the continued need for the transportation of heavy construction equipment within Nevada. Nevada also is the country’s leading producer of gold and silver, which requires the transport of heavy mining equipment. Cattle and sheep are the most important livestock produced in the state. Nevada also grows a lot of hay to feed its livestock. For that reason, shipping heavy farm equipment remains important in Nevada.

What Are Nevada's Major Cities And Roadways?

Surprisingly, Nevada is the 7th largest state in the country by square miles. Nevada is almost 500 miles long and more than 420 miles wide. The state operates more than 87,000 miles of roadway, a relatively small amount given the expanse of the state. That’s because the federal government owns nearly 80% of the land in Nevada. The state’s two interstate highways account for more than 600 miles of roadway in Nevada. In the northern portion of the state, I-80 travels east/west between California and Utah. In the southeaster corner of Nevada, I-16 services Las Vegas as it links California to Arizona.

Nevada has the 32nd largest state population in the country. Las Vegas, which has nearly 600,000 people, is more than twice as large as any other city in the state.  Mesquite, a town on the Arizona border, was the fastest growing small city in Nevada in 2017. The 10 largest cities in Nevada are:

  1. Las Vegas;
  2. Henderson;
  3. Reno;
  4. North Las Vegas;
  5. Paradise;
  6. Sunrise Manor;
  7. Spring Valley;
  8. Enterprise;
  9. Sparks;
  10. Carson City.

What Are The Height Weight & Width Restrictions In Nevada?

Heavy equipment shipments that exceed the maximum dimensions established by the state must obtain oversize permits to use the roads in Nevada. Single axels must weight 20,000 pounds or less. Each tandem axel is limited to 34,000 pounds or less.

The dimensional restrictions in the state of Nevada include:

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

Maximum height: 14 feet;

Maximum width: 8 feet 6 inches.

What Are Nevada's Length Restrictions?

Overall length restrictions in Nevada are less restrictive than other neighboring states. Most states limit overall length to 65 feet or less. Rear overhangs as large as 10 feet are permitted, but they’re included in total length calculations.

Trailer length maximums in Nevada include:

Total length: 75 feet;

Trailer length: 53 feet;

Motor home length: 45 feet.

What Are The Oversized Transport Permits In Nevada?

The state Department of Transportation issues permits to ship oversize loads in Nevada. Shipments that are oversized can travel between ½-hour before sunrise until ½-hour after sunset on every day of the week. Loads larger than 110-feet long, 12-feet wide or 15-feet high are restricted from travel on sections of 1-80 and 1-15 during the weekend.

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

Maximum Weight:   120,000 pounds;

Maximum Length:  105 feet total;

Maximum Height:  16 feet.

Maximum Width:  17 feet.

What Are Nevada's Major Auction Houses?

Ask Freedom Heavy Haul to ship your heavy equipment to or from any auction house in Nevada. Ritchie Brothers, the largest equipment auction house in the country, maintains operations in Las Vegas and Sparks. Taylor & Martin also has a store in Las Vegas. Purple Wave Auction, an online auction house, is headquartered in Carson City.

The most prominent equipment auction houses in Nevada include:

  • Auction Nation, Las Vegas;
  • Baxtins, Fallon;
  • BMA Liquidators, Las Vegas;
  • Nellis Auction, Las Vegas;
  • TNT Auction, Las Vegas;
  • Vegas Valley Auctions, Las Vegas.

What Are Some Major Rental Centers In Nevada?

Call Freedom Heavy Haul to transport your heavy equipment to or from any rental center in Nevada. United Rentals has more than 15 locations in the state. Sunbelt Rentals also operates nearly 15 stores in Nevada. Ahern Rentals has nearly 15 stores scattered throughout the state.

Other independent equipment rental centers in Nevada include:

  • All Star Rentals, Sparks;
  • America Rents, Las Vegas;
  • Blue Diamond Machinery, Las Vegas;
  • Cashman Equipment, Reno and Winnemucca;
  • Ecco Equipment, Las Vegas;
  • Jake’s Crane Rigging, Las Vegas;
  • Sunstate Equipment, Reno and Henderson;
  • Worldwide Rental, Las Vegas.

Trusted Heavy Haulers

If you have farm equipment, construction equipment, or heavy machinery that you need transported, We can help you choose the right trailer for your needs Whether it’s a flatbed trailer, a step-deck trailer, or an RGN trailer you need, we have the expert knowledge to guide you.

If you need it shipped, our heavy haul carriers can take care of you. Regardless of the type of equipment. Disaster recovery? Oversize transport? No problem! Our turnkey transport service will leave you with peace of mind. We have logistics experts standing by ready to help you execute a professional plan to transport your valuable heavy equipment.

Dump truck? Excavator? Bulldozer? We got you covered. We have extensive experience shipping heavy construction equipment too. Small equipment such as skid steers are also in our wheel house. Our dedicated carriers transport all kinds of equipment. If you have equipment you need transported, let Freedom Heavy Haul provide you with a free, no obligation quote. Call us today. What do you have to lose?

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