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Pilot (Escort) Vehicle Operator Certification

This one-day course is designed to meet the training requirements set by the NC Department of Transportation to certify Oversize-Overweight load escort vehicle drivers. Course components consist of defensive driving, escort driver requirements, skills training and an exam.

Upcoming Class: Oct. 22 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Course Fee: $70

Course Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age OR be at least 18 years of age with a Class A commercial driver's license.
  • Must bring a copy of most up-to-date driving record.
  • Must have a valid driver's license without restrictions other than for use of corrective lens and has a driving history without conviction of driving while impaired or reckless driving in the previous 12 months.

* This course fulfills NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) requirements for the certification of drivers of oversize/overweight load escort vehicles, as required by G.S. 20-119 and detailed in 19A NCAC 02D.0644.

* The is an NCDOT approved course, which includes instruction in safe and effective escort skills, an examination that documents course comprehension, and a system for recognizing drivers certified by NC or another state.

Complete application to register for this class here: Application

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