Enforcement

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Commercial Vehicle Permits
Apply for your permit today! This section also contains information on the different types of permits available to commercial vehicles, commercial vehicle permit rules and regulations, axle weight information, escort guidelines and more.  
Vehicle Identification Inspections
The vehicle inspection program utilizes certified officers to help combat vehicle theft in Arizona. In most cases, these vehicles have been considered a total loss (salvage) and require an inspection to make sure the vehicle has been repaired and is properly equipped for highway use. A vehicle inspection is also required for vehicles with title or paperwork issues and vehicles that cannot be identified due to a missing vehicle identification number (VIN).
Registration Compliance
The Registration Compliance Program is responsible for investigating cases of Arizona's residents who fail to comply with Arizona's registration laws.
New Entrant
The New Entrant Motor Carrier Safety Program is designed to help new motor carrier operations understand the complex federal and state regulations that motor carriers are required to follow.
Fuel Tax Evasion
Provides important information about the laws, fuel-fraud schemes and allows online reporting of suspected fraud or other noncompliance.
Employment
The Arizona Department of Transportation's Enforcement and Compliance Division is always looking for qualified candidates to fill its ranks.
Ports of Entry
Ports of entry monitor all commercial traffic entering Arizona for registration, taxes, size and weight restrictions, commercial driver license requirements, insurance requirements and equipment safety requirements, and issue permits as required.
Virtual Port Technology
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) Enforcement and Compliance Division (ECD) is committed to the safe and efficient movement of goods and services through the State of Arizona. Through the use of technology, ADOT ECD is paving the way with the implementation of a new and innovative commercial truck screening system.
Office of Inspector General
This program conducts criminal and administrative investigations related to all facets of agency operations, including title, registration, and driver license fraud; titling of stolen vehicles; and licensed and unlicensed car dealer investigations, and provides a multitude of services to the law-enforcement community throughout the nation.
Border Liaison Unit
This unit works together with the Motor Carrier Industry and provides multiple topic workshops and instructional classes to promote and ensure the safe efficient movement of people, goods and services through our southern international ports of entry while promoting compliance with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
Rest Area Locations
Provides information about Arizona's rest areas, including a location map.

ECD News
  • ADOT officers seize 1,113 pounds of marijuana in fake delivery van
    February 06, 2019
    Arizona Department of Transportation officers aided by one of the agency’s K-9 units seized more than a half ton of marijuana Wednesday evening from a fake delivery van spotted on Interstate 15 in far northwestern Arizona.
  • At ports of entry and elsewhere, ADOT helps combat human trafficking
    October 10, 2018
    At Arizona Department of Transportation commercial ports of entry near California and New Mexico, K-9 units are trained to identify not only evidence of illegal drugs but human cargo that can include victims of human trafficking. Lieutenants overseeing these ports have training on identifying warning signs of human trafficking, such as unusual tattoos, an unwillingness to speak up and carrying large amounts of cash without explanation.
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