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Principles of Effective Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Size and Weight Enforcement

PROGRAM AREA: Freight and Transportation Logistics
Instructor-led Training (ILT)Instructor-led Training (ILT)
Calendar Year
Host Price
2 Days
1.2 Units
$525 Per Participant
2 Days
1.2 Units
$525 Per Participant


CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 20 Maximum: 30


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.

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at or 877.558.6873.


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The National Highway Institute (NHI) has been accredited as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, NHI has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Accredited Provider status, NHI is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.


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