INDOT Media Advisory: State Pilots Technology-Driven Approach to Overweight Vehicle Enforcement

Credit: Indiana Department of Transportation

CHESTERTON, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation, Indiana Department of Revenue, Indiana State Police, Purdue University, and Kapsch TrafficCom will launch Indiana’s Direct Weigh In Motion and Credential Enforcement Pilot Program on Friday, June 10, 2016 at 10 a.m. CDT along Interstate 94 in Northwest Indiana.

The program uses cutting edge enforcement technology that holds the potential to extend highway pavement life, capture fees now being evaded, increase truck compliance, and enhance safety.

What: Launch of Indiana’s Overweight Vehicle & Credential Enforcement Pilot Program

Who: Brandye Hendrickson, Commissioner of Indiana Department of Transportation
James Poe, Deputy Commissioner of Indiana Department of Revenue
Kim Judge, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Administrator at Indiana State Police
Gary Langston, President of Indiana Motor Truck Association
Steve Sprouffske,  ‎Manager of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement at Kapsch TrafficCom

When: Friday, June 10, 2016 at 10 a.m. CDT
10 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. – Remarks from speakers
10:20 a.m. to 10:25 a.m. – System explanation
10:25 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Interactive demonstrations

Where: Chesterton Weigh Station, eastbound I-94 at milepost 28 in Porter County, Ind.