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Service of the highest quality

Your exceptional transport is in the best of hands

Pilot vehicles

In Belgium, specially equipped escort vehicles are required for any transport on the road longer than 30 m, wider than 3.5 m, higher than 4.8 m or heavier than 90 tonnes. Our vehicle park is fully compliant with Belgian, Dutch, French and Luxembourg legislation. Certified escorts facilitate smooth international transports without delays.

We will take care of all the procedures and regulations to shift your valuable freight safely to its final destination. Where necessary, we rent out mandatory equipment in order to guide your exceptional vehicle over the road in accordance with the law, including reflecting strips and signboards for exceptional transports.

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Our pilot cars guide your exceptional transport
Route surveys for your exceptional transport

Route surveys

Heavy Pilots & Permits is your partner for the route surveys of your exceptional transports. With a route evaluation you will never be confronted with unpleasant surprises: we will drive the entire itinerary and carry out a thorough analysis.

We will draw up a detailed road book. It contains all the obstacles: roundabouts, low or narrow viaducts and the bearing capacity of bridges. In this road book we work as far as possible with visualisations, providing tips and advice on turning circles and the ideal way to deal with 'black spots'.


In Belgium, a permit is required for any exceptional transport longer than 16.5m, wider than 2.55m, higher than 4m, or heavier than 44 tonnes, and is supplied by the Agency for Roads and Traffic. Different standards apply in the surrounding countries and elsewhere in Europe and the world.

Heavy Pilots & Permits is a centre of expertise in the area of special legislation and permits for exceptional transports. We are specialists in applying for permits for Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and anywhere else.

The offices of Gosselin and Heavy
Road maps


Heavy Pilots & Permits maintains for its customers an up-to-date overview of all roadworks and temporary obstacles that make for exceptions on the usual routes for exceptional transports. Click here to consult the map.

The map showing roadworks is accessible only to Heavy Pilots & Permits customers. If you are a customer, but do not have a password, please request one here.


Heavy Pilots & Permits also sells specialist maps of the routes listed in the Network permits. Fill in the contact form below to order your maps. (Network AB: 30 x 4.25 x 4.30 – 44 T / Network Crane: up to maximum 108 T (9 axles) / Network 90 T: 30 x 4.25 x 4.50 – 90 T / Network 120 T: 35 x 5.00 x 4.80 – 120 T / Detailed map of the most important ports and cities).