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Pilot Escorts

Thank you for your interest in pilot car operations in the State of Colorado.  Pilot car operators are required to be certified.  Colorado uses USPilotCar.com and Evergreen Safety Council to conduct the pilot escort certification classes. In addition, Colorado accepts certifications from Arizona, Florida, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Utah, Washington and the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association.  

To pilot escort in Colorado, you must have the following documents, or access to the documents electronically, in the Pilot Escort Vehicle when piloting permitted vehicles on the Colorado highways:

Pilot Escort Certification Rule - See Chapter 5
The rules pertaining to the requirements for pilot escort operations are located within the Rules and Regulations of the Colorado Department of Transportation Pertaining to Transport Permits for the Movement of Extra-Legal Vehicles or Loads (2 C.C.R. 601-4)

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