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Motor Carrier Unit
|Phone: 757-382-6448||Email: CPDTES@CityofChesapeake.net|
|Address: 304 Albemarle Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23322|
|Desk Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
The enforcement of the motor vehicle code pertaining to commercial, oversized and overweight vehicles is the primary responsibility of the Motor Carrier Unit. Working with the State Police, State Corporation Commission and other local cities, the Motor Carrier Unit enforces many laws to ensure the safety of the general motoring public. The Motor Carrier Unit investigates citizen complaints involving commercial vehicles and also sets up inspection sites along routes used by commercial motor vehicles.
Officers working in this unit must successfully complete the course(s) prescribed by the U. S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration's Bureau of Motor Carrier Safety, in motor safety regulations, safety inspection procedures and out of service criteria.