Pilot Cars & Permits

Nationwide Pilot Cars & permits for a safe & compliant delivery
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Pilot Cars & Permits

Our fleet of code of practice pilot car escort vehicles provides nationwide coverage for heavy transport projects, guaranteeing a safe and compliant delivery, whilst the Collett permits team ensure the required notifications are in place for the movement of your cargo.

All of our escort vehicles are code of practice compliant and will escort your cargo from collection to delivery point under the supervision of our qualified Drivers.

Collett pilot cars and escort vehicles
Pilot car escorting an abnormal load

Nationwide Coverage

Our fleet of heavy haulage pilot cars complies with the Highways Agency’s self escorting of abnormal loads code of practice. Coupled with this, our qualified workforce allows us to skillfully and safely escort abnormal and wide load projects throughout the UK.

With meticulous planning in place ahead of each and every heavy transport project, our team can also liaise with and arrange all police escort duties and requirements as demanded by the Police Authorities.

Heavy Transport Escort Vehicles

Abnormal Load Notifications

Our permits team prepare the necessary haulage notifications for third parties including abnormal load permits, BE16 Special Order and VR1 permits.

This service includes liaison with police escorts, local authorities and the inclusion of Highways Agency “water preferred” documentation where required.

Working closely with Collett’s heavy transport and haulage departments, our permits team prepare transport permits and notifications for every abnormal, heavy and oversized transport project we undertake.

Qualified Drivers

All our pilot cars are code of practice compliant and will escort your cargo from collection to delivery point under the supervision of our qualified drivers.  

All our escort drivers are qualified to City & Guilds standards:

  • Level 2 Certificate abnormal loads escort vehicle driver and
  • Level 3 certificate abnormal loads escort vehicle manager.

Our fully qualified drivers and our fleet of code of practice compliant pilot cars will escort your cargo from collection to delivery point.  

Pilot Cars & Permits