CMV Enforcement Blitz Happening This Week Along Three Interstates in Arizona
Phoenix, AZ – A commercial motor vehicle (CMV) enforcement blitz is being conducted this week along three interstates in Arizona.
Troopers with Arizona Department of Public Safety’s (AZDPS) Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (CVE) unit will be stepping up inspection efforts along I-8, I-10, and I-19 across as part of Operation Southern Shield 2021.
The enforcement crackdown is set to begin Tuesday, March 2 and run through Friday, March 5.
Operation Southern Shield 2021 will run from Tuesday, March 2 through Friday, March 5 on I-10, I-8 & I-19 across southern AZ. During this major enforcement detail, AZDPS Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (CVE) troopers will be working with ADOT, FMCSA & local agencies. pic.twitter.com/9giUqUfD4N
— Dept. of Public Safety (@Arizona_DPS) March 1, 2021
AZDPS says officials will specifically target “hazardous violations, conduct commercial vehicle inspections, maintain awareness for human trafficking, and educate drivers on safe and compliant operation.”
Operation Southern Shield is being conducted in partnership with the Arizona Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and local police departments.