OVERSIZE AND OVERWEIGHT PERMIT LAWS AND REGULATIONS
Red/Fluorescent Orange Warning Flags
RED/FLUORESCENT ORANGE WARNING FLAGS
Warning flags are required on vehicles and loads which exceed the legal width. There must be flags at the following points:
1. Four (4) flags two (2) on the front edges and two (2) on the rear edges at the widest points on the part of the vehicle or load which exceed the legal width.
2. One (1) flag on the rear edge of the load will be sufficient if a load projects only to one (1) side of a vehicle of legal width.
3. One (1) flag will be sufficient if a projecting load does not exceed three (3) feet from front to back.
4. Flags must be attached on any other portion of the vehicle which is wider than the flagged front or rear edges.
Flags are also required on vehicles and loads which exceed the legal length, or which have a rear end overhang of more than four (4) feet unless the overhang clears the pavement by six (6) feet or more. There must be flags at the following points:
1. One (1) flag at the extreme rear end of the load if the overlength or projecting portion is two (2) feet wide or less
2. Two (2) flags must be located at the extreme rear of the load to indicate maximum width if the overlength or projecting portion is wider than two (2) feet.
All warning flags must be red/fluorescent orange and at least 18 inches square. Flags must either be securely fastened by at least one (1) corner or securely mounted on a staff which keeps the flag upright.