Jeff OBrien has many years experience in the trucking industry, and several years experience as a pilot car driver. He is a certified instructor for Washington State Certification.
Washington Certification is honored by WA, UT, CO, OK, NC, FL, VA, AZ, and GA. and is accepted by General Electric as a certification that is compatible with their new rules.
Log on to www.oversizepilotcar.com for information, or to schedule a class.
Washington State Pilot/Escort Vehicle Operator Certification
The training standards for P/EVO certification program comply with the standards and guidelines established by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and the Washington State Patrol (WSP). The training focuses on State regulations, procedures, safety practices and operator responsibilities.
Candidates are required to complete a one-day (approximately 8 hours) training course including an examination. The exam for this course is open book and the candidate must achieve a minimum score of 80% to be certified. Once successfully completed, participants will receive the WSDOT P/EVO Certification card, which is valid for 3-years.
The certification card may have a passport size picture attached and can be laminated. Otherwise, a drivers license must be shown if asked for verification of identification.
Note: Those with Washington State drivers licenses must have the Washington certification.
What are the requirements for attending the class or performing as a P/EVO?
* You must be 18 years old and have a valid drivers license from any of the 50 states in the U.S.
* Should be able to read and speak English.
* Must be able to perform flagging duties and perform traffic control.
* Must be drug and alcohol free when performing P/E vehicle duties.
* Must carry minimum liability insurance as required by Washington State.
* If corrective lenses are necessary, the operators must wear them while performing P/E duties.
Courtesy of the Evergreen Safety Council Site.