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Case for Local Commercial Vehicle Enforcement

Updated: Feb 3, 2023

The amount of infrastructure damage to a community can be devastating.

Long term success is dependent on identifying overweights and enforcement to change behaviors.

Please join us to learn more about overweight truck enforcement.

Upon completion of this informative session, you will leave with a knowledge of how to manage and issue overweight citations in effort to keep your communities safe and reduce damage to infrastructure.

The 21st century approach and experience gained will increase both your skills and confidence in identifying overweights and issuing overweight citations.

Arm yourself with knowledge to safely protect your community.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify why truck enforcement is a critical component of traffic safety

  2. Identify pitfalls police officers and their departments routinely find themselves in

  3. Identify resources to develop a successful truck enforcement program

  4. Learn how to modernize citation issuance and improve accuracy

Date: Wednesday January 25th

Time: 10:15-12:00

Location: College of DuPage Homeland Security Education Center 425 Fawell Blvd, Wheaton, IL 60189

Room: Auditorium 1022

Presented by: DC Bryce Baker

Bryce Baker

Bryce Baker is the Deputy Chief of the Palatine Police Department where he has served for 27 years. Bryce was assigned to full-time truck enforcement for eleven years and has specialized in commercial vehicle enforcement for 19 years total. In 2009, Bryce founded the Illinois Truck Enforcement Association, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit and served as its Executive Director until 2016. The ITEA now trains and resources more than 600 members from both law enforcement and the carrier industry. In 2006, Bryce earned his Class-A CDL after learning to drive on a lowboy, hauling oversize/overweight permit loads. Bryce is an Executive Board member of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, and an active committee member of the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association and the Mid-west Truckers Association.


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