Protecting the lives, property, and constitutional rights of people in Idaho since 1919.

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:


Hey parents - please don't TXT and drive! Check out our new video here.


Wondering if the exemptions from medical cards apply to you? The changes can be confusing. See the information here to determine if the exemptions apply to you. Still have questions? Call our office (208) 884-7220.




Please - Don't Speed.

Makes you think about speeding a little differently.



Attention Carriers: If you receive information by fax or e-mail regarding the Biennial Update required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, please remember there is NO CHARGE to update the information. You can update the information for free on-line or by printing the form from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's website. There is more information on their website at: Update_your_registration


Click here to see our new public safety announcement.

Distracted Driving
is a serious problem for commercial and non commercial drivers. 

For more information see our Distracted Driving Page.   


Aggressive Driving - Truck image

Aggressive Driving Support Group video

Aggressive Driving is Dangerous. 

Targeting Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT)


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:



Chain Requirements

Click here for a link to information on chain laws that went into effect April, 2008. 

About Us
Find your district contact, learn about our mission and meet the staff!

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.


Idaho State Police Headquarters
700 S. Stratford Drive, Meridian, ID 83642
Headquarters: 208.884.7000
Emergencies:  208.846.7550 | 208.209.8730