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
Hi Bed HIBD
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

Contact Information

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 except ML King Day, Cesar Chavez Day, & Veterans Day)
Walk-In Hours: 8am-3pm, Mon-Fri
(Closed on State Holidays)

Holiday Info:
Special Conditions for Holiday Travel
2018 Holiday Office Info


After-Hours Permit Emergencies: (916) 653-3442
Emergency Permit Procedures


Other Contacts:

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