You need this accreditation if you operate a pilot or escort vehicle to warn other road users of the presence of an oversized vehicle / combination.
A pilot vehicle has yellow flashing lights and an OVERSIZE LOAD AHEAD sign on its roof. A pilot vehicle driver is responsible for driving in front or behind of an oversize vehicle or vehicle carrying a heavy load to warn other road users. An escort vehicle has yellow flashing lights and yellow and white wigwag lights and an OVERSIZE LOAD AHEAD sign on its roof. Escort vehicle drivers share the same responsibility as pilot vehicle drivers but have additional minor traffic control duties.
All pilot and escort drivers must comply with the requirements of the 'Guideline for pilot and escort operations in Queensland'.