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Indiana Boat Transport

Indiana Boat Transport

Indiana Boat Transporters have to follow the Indiana state DOT regulations at all times. Requirements for over size boats:

  • When transporting a boat in Indiana the hours of operation are regulated. Generally the hours of operation are one half hour before sunrise to one half hour after sunset except on loads 10’ wide and less (24/7 travel permitted)
  • Any boat over 8’6” wide must have a permit issued by the state. Keep in mind that some cities and metropolitan areas may require additional permits. You can order online, but you must have an account.
  • Any boat over 12’4” wide requires one escort
  • Any boat over 14’4 wide requires two or more escorts
  • A height pole is required on loads over 14’6”
  • Any load that can be reduced to legal, 13’6”, must be done so prior to transport.
  • Travel is NOT permitted on Sunday and restrictions may apply on federal and state holidays.

For more info visit Indiana DOT at

This info applies to all Boat Transport, Powerboat Transport, Sailboat Transport, Yacht Transport, and Small Boat Transport.

**This information is being provided as a helpful guide to assist you in the transport of your vessel. Some of the information may have changed or been updated, so check local and state regulations to ensure accuracy. For your convenience we have listed a website for additional information.

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