Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Commercial Vehicle Operations Training

Oversize/Overweight Permit Training

This free class will show you time-saving ways to apply for your OSOW transportation permits.

Training classes are limited in size, so register at least two weeks in advance. You will be sent a confirmation of your registration. If you do not receive confirmation, please contact us to verify the class has not been canceled.

Training topics:

  • Resource and website review
  • Permittable Axle Weights in Minnesota
  • Permitting system tutorial
  • Managing your account and users
  • Managing payment profiles
  • Annual Permit trip logs
  • Auto-generated and custom routing tips
  • Solving routing issues
  • Storing individual vehicle information for later retrieval without re-entering data
  • Searching a previous permits and use it as a template for a new permit
  • Bridge Analysis and review process
  • Seasonal Load Restrictions – axle group weights
  • Pilot Car Escort requirements

Class Dates and Locations

All classes are scheduled from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Date Location Address
March 17 MnDOT Detroit Lakes District Office         

1000 Highway 10 West, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

April 1

MnDOT Shoreview Training and Conference Center - FULL

1900 County Road I West, Shoreview, MN 55126

April 7 MnDOT Bemidji District Office 3920 Highway 2 West, Bemidji, MN 56601
April 13 MnDOT Shoreview Training and Conference Center 1900 County Road I West, Shoreview, MN 55126
April 21

MnDOT St. Cloud Training Center

3725 12th Street N, St. Cloud, MN 56303
April 28

MnDOT Rochester District Headquarters

2900 48th Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901-5848 (Enter at Door 1)
April 30 MnDOT Willmar District Headquarters

2505 Transportation Road, Willmar, MN 56201