Truck Weight Compliance Education and Outreach Program

Principal Investigator:

Jim Grothaus, Sr Dir, Tech Assist & Custom Trng, Center for Transportation Studies

Project Summary:

The objective of the Truck Weight Education and Outreach Program is to promote voluntary truck weight compliance, thereby significantly reducing damage to public roads and highways caused by overweight vehicles and in turn reducing road repairing expenses. The Program will offer continued training in Truck Weight Compliance. It will incorporate expanded information outreach services through targeted presentations and introduce web resources. In addition, it will provide technical assistance to support industry shippers, carriers and public agency personnel on the proper application of Minnesota Commercial Vehicle Weight Laws and enforcement policies. It will include pre and post-tests to measure participant learning as well as participant evaluations


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