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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

March Trucking TipDuring spring weight restriction, please put actual axle weights on your permit.  Ton miles fees are changed based upon the one-piece load weight listed on your permit.  Multi-piece loads will not be permitted over the restricted weight.