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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.

Offices Closed

The permit office will be closed Thursday, November 26 for Thanksgiving. Loads exceeding 16’ wide are not allowed to travel beginning at noon on Nov. 25 and through November 26.

November tip: Loads exceeding 16’ wide require pilot cars on both front and rear on two-lane roads and one pilot car to the rear on four-lane roads.