Hurricane Frances, Florida Gov. Jeb Bush issued an executive order extending
the allowances for size and weight that became effective after Hurricane
Charley, according to news accounts.
Gov. Bush now
asks states to continue allowing commercial vehicles providing relief supplies and
services to traverse their states when traveling to Florida to operate
according to the same rules called for in the previous request.
information released Sept. 1 by the Florida Department of Transportation,
within the state of Florida, “Vehicles up to 8 feet and 6 inches wide, and up
to 80 feet long, may travel all days and all hours … Vehicles up to 14 feet
wide and up to 95 feet long may travel all days, daytime hours only,” the
questions will be answered by calling the state’s road use permits office at
(850) 410-5777, the transportation department said.