Truck Weight Compliance Education and Outreach Program 2014-2016

Principal Investigator(s):

Jim Grothaus, Former Sr Dir, Tech Assist, Center for Transportation Studies

Project summary:

The Truck Weight Education and Outreach Program promotes voluntary truck-weight compliance, thereby significantly reducing damage to public roads and highways and the resulting repairs and expense caused by overweight vehicles. The program offers continued training in truck weight education and enforcement and provides information outreach services through targeted presentations and web resources. Additionally, it provides technical assistance to support industry shippers, carriers, and public agency personnel on the proper application of Minnesota commercial vehicle weight laws.

Project details:

  • Project number: 2014047
  • Start date: 12/2013
  • Project status: Completed
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