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Welcome to the North Dakota Highway Patrol

Colonel James Prochniak, Superintendent, NDHP

Colonel Michael Gerhart, superintendent, welcomes you to the North Dakota Highway Patrol's official website. Whether you are seeking specific information or just browsing, we hope you will find the site both informative and interesting. Read more about us.

Mission Statement

The mission of the North Dakota Highway Patrol is to make a difference every day by providing high quality law enforcement services to keep North Dakota safe and secure.

Trucking Tip

May Trucking Tip: The maximum permitted weight on a quad axle in North Dakota is 68,000 pounds. No single axle in the grouping may exceed 19,000 pounds.

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