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TxDPS – Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Overview

Objective and Mission

L&W officer using canine to inspect an 18-wheeler

The objective of the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Service is to reduce commercial motor vehicle
accidents through the enforcement of Motor Carrier Safety Regulations; to protect the state highways from unnecessary
damage by securing compliance with state laws regulating weight of commercial vehicles; to ensure equitable payment of
commercial vehicle registration fees by enforcement of registration laws; to protect the rights, privileges, and safety
of the general public in the use of the public highway system by securing compliance with traffic laws and regulations
applicable to the operation of all vehicles.

L&W officer inspecting the tire of an 18-wheeler

The basic mission or responsibility of the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Service is weighing and
checking commercial vehicle traffic operating over the public highways of this state so that compliance with the
statutory provisions of law regulating weight, motor carrier safety, registration, transportation of persons,
hazardous material and other property can be obtained. It has joint responsibility with the Highway Patrol Service
to conduct Traffic and Criminal Law Enforcement primarily on rural highways.

Program

  • Enforcement of Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Enforcement of Weight and Size Laws
  • Enforcement of Hazardous Material Regulations
  • Enforcement of Registration Laws Applicable to Commercial Vehicles
  • Enforcement of All Traffic Laws
  • Enforcement of Criminal Law

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