Principles of Effective Commercial Motor Vehicle Size and Weight Enforcement is a two-day course intended to provide advanced, in-depth, understanding of federal motor vehicle size and weight regulations and the importance of state level vehicle size and
weight enforcement programs. This course targets transportation professionals responsible for overseeing the preservation of federal and state highway assets through annual VSW enforcement planning and federal certification, as well as personnel directly involved
in commercial VSW enforcement. The course provides techniques and strategies designed for those individuals working to implement VSW enforcement programs.
In summary, this course will provide participants with the knowledge and tools to implement effective programs for enforcing federal VSW regulations.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
- Demonstrate the importance of Commercial VSW Enforcement
- Describe Federal VSW Regulations
- Discuss current issues, trends and technologies related to VSW Enforcement
- Use the SEP and Annual Certification to measure progress for implementing an effective VSW Enforcement Program
The target audience for the course are: FHWA Division Office Staff; State DOTs/Public Works Policymakers; Public employees from State and Local transportation agencies with Commercial Vehicle Operations (CVO) size and weight responsibilities; Personnel from
state and local law enforcement agencies; Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) field office personnel; Trucking company managers; Trucking association officials; Law enforcement associations; and Training staff from state transportation agencies.
The National Highway Institute (NHI) has been approved as an Authorized Provider
by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET),
1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. In obtaining this approval, NHI
has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standards which are widely
recognized as standards of good practice internationally. As a result of their Authorized
Provider membership status, NHI is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs
that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standards.