List of Abbreviations

This list of abbreviations is to be used on transportation permits to describe the type of vehicle. This list covers the majority of vehicles; however, you may have to improvise occasionally.
Item Abbreviation
Axle ax
Dolly Dly
Steering Dolly Str Dly
Drilling Equipment Dril EQ
Gradalls GrdL
Low Bed LB
Flat Bed FB
Jeep JP
Pole Dolly Pldly
Tractor Trac
Truck TR
Trailer TLR
Tiltbed TLTB
Transport TRAN
Tank Carrier Ta Cr
Scraper Scpr
Semi Semi

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Permits Issuance Branch

1823 14th St., Sacramento, CA 95811-7119

Main Phone: (916) 322-1297
Single Trip Fax: (916) 322-4966
Annual/Repetitive Fax: (916) 445-0469
Variance Fax: (916) 322-1505

Office Hours: 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri
(Closed on State Holidays)
Walk-In Hours: 8am-3pm, Mon-Fri
(Closed on State Holidays)

Holiday Info:
Special Conditions for Holiday Travel (PDF)
2022 Office Holiday Info (PDF)

After-Hours Permit Emergencies:
Emergency Permit Procedures

Request Training:
Transportation Permits Training