Commercial Vehicle Safety

Working to enforce safety regulations as well as educate drivers and industry about commercial vehicle safety.

WELCOME to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Section of the Idaho State Police. Links are listed below to better assist you or feel free to contact us by e-mail or telephone, or you can find or follow us on these services:

COVID-19 Emergency Declarations and FAQ

Temporary regulatory relief for commercial vehicle drivers transporting emergency relief in response to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

Dyed Fuel Inspection

Per Idaho Code (IC) 49-676, effective January 1, 2021, the Idaho State Police (ISP) and Idaho Transportation Department (ITD), in partnership with the Idaho State Tax Commission, will perform a visual inspection and photograph samples of fuel from the main supply tank of qualifying vehicles for the presence of dye. Click here for more information.

Electronic Logging Devices

Full compliance with the federal regulations requiring electronic logging devices for all carriers is effective December 17, 2019. For more information about the final rule, resources available to carriers and drivers, approved devices, and exemptions, go to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s website at:

Human Trafficking

The Idaho State Police is proud to partner with Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) in the fight to end human trafficking.  TAT exists to educate, equip, empower and mobilize members of the trucking and busing industries to combat human trafficking.  With awareness and vigilance we can all make a difference.

For more information, visit their website at or contact TAT at (612)888-2050.

Dot Numbers

All Interstate and Intrastate DOT numbers are issued on-line by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. For more information or an application, please go to their website at:


About Us
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Carrier Profiles and SafetyNet
Learn more about this international software program and obtaining your
carrier profile.

DOT Numbers and Regulated/Exempt Commodities .

Read about regulated/exempt commodities, weight and passenger regulations.

Regulations, Rules and Statutes
Make sure you are within the legal rules and guidelines for weight, materials, licensing and other topics.

Any person who believes that he or she, individually, or as a member of any specific class has been subjected to discrimination prohibited by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related Nondiscrimination authorities that include but are not limited to, the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, and Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973, may file a complaint with the Idaho State Police (ISP). A complaint may also be filed by a representative on behalf of such a person. All complaints will be referred to the ISP’s Title VI Coordinator for review and action.

Contact information and additional information for Title VI Program

ISP Title VI Complaint Form

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