Thank you for your interest in pilot car operations in the State of Colorado. Pilot car operators are required to be certified. Colorado uses a third party instructor, RSA Network, Inc, to conduct the pilot escort certification classes. The class schedules can be found at: www.uspilotcar.com. In addition, Colorado accepts certifications from Arizona, Florida, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Utah, Washington and the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association. (Below please find the contact information for these states.)
To pilot escort in Colorado, you must have the following documents (electronic copies are acceptable) – contact our office to request items 2-5:
Pilot Escort Certification Rule - See Chapter 5
Do pilot car operators in Colorado need to be certified?
Pilot Escort Certification - Third Party Instructor Information
Application documentation for Third Party Instructor's certification must be sent to:
Colorado Dept. of Transportation
Filed under: Truck Permits
Truck Permit Office
CDOT Permit Office
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