Skip to main content

Annual Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Operation Returns

Beginning today, May 17, Michigan State Police (MSP) Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division (CVED) motor carrier officers will be conducting inspections at weigh station facilities and in rest area locations throughout the state with a focus on defective equipment and driver hours of service.  This enforcement operation is part of the annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck and will take place throughout North America May 17-19.

Lives are saved daily throughout North America as a result of commercial motor vehicle roadside inspections.  It is anticipated that more than 65,000 drivers of large truck and buses will be inspected during this three-day North American operation.

The vehicle inspection includes checking brake systems, cargo securement, coupling devices, driveline/driveshaft components, frames, fuel systems, lighting devices, steering mechanisms, suspensions, tires, van and open-top trailer bodies, wheels, electrical systems in addition to hazardous material shipping components.  Drivers are asked to provide their operating credentials and hours of service documentation.  Inspectors will also be attentive to apparent alcohol and/or drug impairment.

Media Contact: