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[Video] What Are The Maximum Cargo Height Limits In The U.S.?

If you're wondering whether your freight falls within the legal height thresholds for cargo moved within the U.S. you're not alone. 

Freight that exceeds legal height restrictions — which vary between states — must be properly routed, permitted and overseen. But what is the legal maximum loaded cargo height along your route and in your area? And, what do you need to know about loads that exceed these thresholds?

In this video, Jake will walk you through legal maximum cargo height limits, how they change between areas and what you consider when moving your shipments going forward. 

Video Chapters:

  • 0:00 What will I learn in this video?
  • 0:07 Loaded height vs commodity height
  • 0:34 What is the max loaded cargo height?
  • 1:58 Free resources and contact information

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Tags: Safety, Oversized Shipping, Over Dimensional Shipping

Jake Black

Written by Jake Black

Jake started working at ATS in July of 2012. Over the years, Jake has made an impact on the supply chains of countless customers, prioritizing their experience and satisfaction over all else. Today, as a heavy haul customer service manager with ATS Specialized Inc., Jake enjoys coming up with creative ways to meet the unique needs of each and every customer he works with.

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