Washington County Sheriff - Truck Safety
Commercial and private motor vehicles serve an important role in our state and local economy. Through inspections, enforcement and education, the Sheriff's Office is committed to keeping these vehicles operating safely on county highways.
Commercial & Private Vehicle Enforcement
Two Officers are trained and certified as Level I Truck Inspectors and are affiliated with the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, an international not-for-profit organization comprised of local, state and federal motor carrier safety officials and industry representatives from the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
These deputies are specially trained to enforce laws pertaining to commercial motor vehicle safety and operation. In 2015, these two deputies spent nearly 121 hours conducting 121 commercial motor vehicle inspections. 357 violations were identified as a result of these inspections, with a total of 15 vehicles and 7 operators being ordered out of service.
These inspectors also serve as an educational resource for area businesses, providing presentations and being an information resource. These inspectors also provided two seminars for area businesses serving as an education and information resource in the community. This specialized work significantly enhances the safety of our highways throughout Washington County
For questions, please contact us at: 262-335-4378