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June 2012

HIGHWAY PATROL ISSUES RECORD NUMBER OF PERMITS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 28, 2012

BISMARCK, ND –The North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) is continuing to see record demand for permit requests. As of June 25 the NDHP Permit Office had issued 194,544 permits totaling $10.7 million. To put the increase into perspective, 192,733 permits were issued for a total of $5.6 million during the entire 2008 calendar year. These numbers equate to an average of 1,105 permits being purchased per day this year compared to 528 permits purchased per day during 2008.

PATROL USES UNMARKED VEHICLE TO PATROL CONSTRUCTION ZONES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 14, 2012

The Northwest Region of the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) conducted a speed enforcement effort this week in a highway construction work zone. The enforcement took place at the Snake Creek embankment on US Highway 83. A trooper in an unmarked state fleet vehicle was monitoring the speed of motorists driving through the construction zone with a laser speed device. Violations were reported to troopers in marked patrol vehicles who made the traffic stops.

ROADCHECK 2012 COMPLETED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 11th, 2012

Troopers and civilian safety inspectors from the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) Motor Carrier Division participated in the largest targeted commercial vehicle enforcement and educational program in the world.  The program, named Roadcheck, was sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) and was held June 5-7, 2012.

NDHP PARTICIPATES IN ROADCHECK PROGRAM TO ENHANCE COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 4, 2012

Troopers and civilian safety inspectors from the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) Motor Carrier Division will be participating in the largest targeted commercial vehicle enforcement and educational program in the world.  The program, named Roadcheck, is sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) and will be held June 5-7, 2012. Each year approximately 10,000 local, state, provincial, and federal inspectors at 1,500 locations across North America perform truck and bus inspections during this 72-hour time frame.

For More Information

Contact: Sergeant Tom Iverson, NDHP
North Dakota Highway Patrol
701-328-2455