Governor Brian Kemp issued a March 14 Executive Order declaring a Public Health State of Emergency. This order allows log trucks and other commercial vehicles to apply for a permit through the Georgia Department of Public Safety to reach up to 95,000 lbs. gross vehicle weight.
Those interested in applying for a permit can apply by visiting https://gapros.dot.ga.gov/ or by calling the following numbers during normal business hours:
- 844-837-5500 (Preferred Number, Third Party Permit Vendor)
- 404-624-7258 (DPS # if you have trouble)
When you apply, please be sure to have your USDOT number ready.
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