mission of the Boise Police Department Commercial Vehicle
Enforcement Unit is to ensure the safe operation of commercial
vehicles within the City of Boise, while reducing crashes, injuries
and fatalities involving large trucks and buses.
This mission is accomplished through education and enforcement
of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Idaho State Code
and Boise City Ordinance. In addition to the inspection of
commercial motor vehicles, the unit is responsible for enforcement
of size and weight laws relating to commercial vehicles. The unit
also provides technical assistance to other units within the Boise
Police Department as well as outside agencies regarding motor
vehicle collisions and commercial vehicle regulations.
The Boise Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit is
supervised by a Sergeant who monitors and oversees the
performance of assigned CVE Officers. It is the responsibility of
the Sergeant to provide a professional work environment while
leading and assisting the assigned CVE Officers in the
accomplishment of the units objectives.
Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Specialist: Officers will seek to
accomplish the goals and objectives of the Unit and the Boise
Training/Certification Level :
All assigned CVE Specialists maintain a minimum CVSA Level 1
inspection qualification. At least one of the assigned officers
maintain a CVSA Level 6 enhanced qualification so that they may be
of assistance in the movement and response to accidents of vehicles
containing radioactive material. All assigned officers attend the
CVSA Parts A and B class as well as General Hazardous Materials,
Cargo Tank Inspection and Other Bulk Packaging Materials courses.
The officers will be expected to maintain these certifications
throughout their assignment with the CVE Unit. Other courses,
conferences and training will be utilized to assist CVE Specialists
in their assignment.
Idaho Transportation Information www.trucking.idaho.gov
Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance www.cvsa.org