Pilot & escort vehicle

Learn about pilot/escort vehicle and operator requirements, finding a pilot/escort vehicle and operator and partner certification programs.

Pilot

Pilot/escort vehicle and operator requirements can be found on the Washington State Legislature website: WAC 468-38-100

Pilot/escort vehicle operator

Find a pilot/escort vehicle operator

Partner certification

The state of Washington recognizes other states certification programs:

  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Georgia
  • Minnesota
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • Utah
  • Virginia

 

Traction tires are a special type of tire

manufactured with at least 1/8 of an inch tread. Traction tires are usually marked with a mountain/snowflake symbol, the letters M+S or “All Season.”

Carry chains, practice before leaving

Requiring chains keeps traffic moving during storms rather than closing a pass or roadway.

Prep your car. Fill up your gas tank,

pack jumper cables, ice scraper, warm clothing, snacks and water.