Chris Bennett (Heavy Haulage) Ltd not only provide you with the trailer and vehicle to carry your abnormal loads but the escort vehicles as well. Our in-house fleet of escort vehicles guarantees you with a safe and compliant delivery when transporting your payload from A to B.
Whilst legislation does not contain any requirement for an abnormal load to be escorted, standards do exist in regards to notifying the movement of any abnormal load to local authorities. Police forces now encourage private escorting services of such loads and that’s where we come in. Our escort vehicles all comply to the Highways England Code of Practice, for lighting and marking for abnormal load self-escorting vehicles operating guidelines, stating that the vehicles must be of a conspicuous colour to other road users and pedestrians and must also have flashing warning beacons as well as the obligatory lighting requirements of any vehicle.
All of our escort vehicles are fully equipped in accordance with present legislation, ensuring that all of our escorts are carried out to the highest standard. Our experienced and trained team have over 40 years of valuable knowledge within the industry and are always on hand to help you through your transport and haulage project. All our escort drivers are fully trained and work to the Highways Agency Code of Practice for the escorting of abnormal loads.
With over 40 years of experience in the haulage and transportation industry at Chris Bennett (Heavy Haulage) Ltd, we are able to draw on a wealth of knowledge and expertise when providing first class haulage and escort services. Our fleet holds the FORS Silver accreditation meaning that we are committed to being one of the UK’s top providers in specialised haulage.
For more information about our abnormal load escort services, call us on 0161 406 8466. Or get in contact via email at email@example.com for your individual quote. All of our jobs are individually quoted, meaning that your requirements are carefully analysed by one of our experienced team members. Fill out our online contact form today and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible to start your quote.
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Escort vehicles play an important role in protecting abnormal loads - which can include very large vehicles, but also in some cases where appropriate, wide loads that overhang the bed of the vehicle on which they are transported. In any case, unusual road vehicles can...read more
Please except my thanks for a hassle free job, we would be very happy you use you again and recommend you to others.
Please send my thanks on to your delivery driver and escort for their help although I did make 4 cups of coffee something I don’t usually do!
I just wanted to email to express my gratitude for the fantastic service that you have provided us over the last couple of months, moving our loads from Ince to Sheffield. This has proven to be a smooth operation and your involvement has certainly enhanced the service, so again thank you. Alan and Andy you have both been so accommodating and you have both provided a great service.