Truck Weight Compliance Education and Outreach Program

Principal Investigator(s):

Jim Grothaus, Former Sr Dir, Tech Assist, 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 and the resulting repairs and expense due to overweight vehicles. The program offers continued training in Truck Weight Compliance and incorporates expanded information outreach services through targeted presentations and introducing web resources. In addition, it provides technical assistance to support industry shippers, carriers, and public agency personnel on the proper application of Minnesota Commercial Vehicle Weight Laws and enforcement policies.

Project details:

  • Project number: 2006036
  • Start date: 12/2005
  • Project status: Completed
  • Research area:
  • Topics: Trucking