Abnormal Load Escort Service in Rochdale

An ‘abnormal load’ is considered to be a vehicle with any of the following attributes:

  • Weight: 44,000 kilograms or more
  • Axle load: o 10,000 kilograms or more for a single non-driving axle o 11,500 kilograms for a single driving axle
  • Width: 2.9 metres or more
  • Rigid Length: 18.65 metres or more

Worried that the load of your caravan is too great? There’s no need to worry because no caravan is too big for us to transport, especially with our bespoke abnormal load escort service that is uniquely suited to your needs. This bespoke service is especially useful for larger loads, where we will pay even closer attention to the safety and wellbeing of your abnormal load.

How does it work?

With our abnormal load escort service in Rochdale, we provide an escort vehicle that follows in front during transportation to warn other road users and pedestrians and to ensure that your abnormal load arrives safely. We are committed to maintaining continuous communication with the escort driver so your abnormal load arrives in perfect condition with minimal disruption. On high speed roads, such as motorways and dual carriageways, we usually position an escort vehicle at an appropriate distance to the rear of the abnormal load, to provide other road users with sufficient warning.

Efficient and cost-effective service that maintains safety

We have a wide range of appropriately-sized vehicles available to suit your requirements that are fitted to the highest Highways England Code of Practice standards so we can provide you with consistent and safe service. All of our escort vehicles are completely up to date with all relevant current legislation and are specifically insured to cover the cost of the escorting of abnormal loads on public highways.

Planning is essential

All of our bespoke routes that are designed for your personal abnormal load escort are meticulously planned in advance to avoid disruption. We utilise our extensive knowledge and experience of transporting large loads, as well as the latest information to make sure that your load receives outstanding levels of appropriate and necessary protection throughout its journey.

To achieve this, we regularly communicate with all relevant parties on a daily basis, including the Highways Agency, to plan and co-ordinate time-efficient and cost-effective abnormal load escorts. Our strong existing relationships with the police, highways and bridge authorities allow us to plot an appropriate route with care and precision, with advance notice of any potential route problems so you can be sure your load gets the care and attention it deserves.

Expertise. Knowledge. Reliability.

With our abnormal load escort service in Rochdale, you can be assured of high quality transportation for any load as our well-trained expert team of escort drivers and planners utilise their many years of insightful experience and knowledge to provide you with a personalised service.

  • All of our competent and proficient drivers have:
  • Beneficial road safety experience
  • Immense appreciation for your specific needs
  • Specialised training in steering trailers and caravans

A detailed understanding of the UK’s road network For a no obligation Abnormal Load Escort Service in Rochdale quote or for further information, please feel free to contact us today.

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