Louisiana Boat Transport

Louisiana Boat Transporters and yacht transportation companies have to follow the Louisiana state DOT regulations at all times. Requirements for over size boats:

  • When boat haulers in Louisiana are operating the hours of operation are regulated. Generally the hours of operation are one half hour before sunrise to one half hour after sunset.
  • Any boat over 8’6” wide must have a permit issued by the state and a permit service is required. Keep in mind that some cities and metropolitan areas may require additional permits.
  • Any boat over 12’ wide will require an escortfor all boat movers.
  • Any load that can be reduced to legal, 13’6”, must be done so prior to boat transport.
  • Travel restrictions may apply on federal and state holidays.

For more info visit Louisiana DOT at http://www.dotd.state.la.us/

 

This info applies to all Boat Transport, Powerboat Transport, Sailboat Transport,
Yacht Transport
, and Small Boat Transport.


**This information is being provided as a helpful guide to assist you in the transport of your vessel. Some of the information may have changed or been updated, so check local and state regulations to ensure accuracy. For your convenience we have listed a website for additional information. Check with your Louisiana Boat Transportation company for rules and regulations.

 

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