Law Enforcement

Would widespread use of body cameras by law enforcement improve policing?

| December 08, 2014

Would body cameras be effective accountability/evidence tool for law enforcement? The President certainly seems to think so. Tell us what you think in this poll.

Might your next truck inspector be wearing a body camera?

| December 06, 2014

Would body cameras be effective accountability/evidence tools for law enforcement? The President certainly seems to think so.

Top 10 state truck enforcement departments ranked by performance

| October 21, 2014

Access Overdrive analysis of data on the top 10 high-performance states when it comes to truck enforcement, as ranked in the brand-new report from the American Transportation Research Institute, out today.

Secondary-roads enforcement eyed by Delaware to boost I-95 toll revenue

| October 09, 2014

Revenue from commercial vehicles at the Delaware I-95 toll plaza in Newark, Del., is down 7.5 percent this year -- state officials reportedly are eyeing boosted enforcement on secondary roads restricted to local deliveries.

Finding fault: Where inspections are toughest

| October 07, 2014

This month in the Standout States series we look at Connecticut, which might get the most proverbial "bang" for its inspection buck with the highest number of violations per inspection on average – and the ...

Big data blowback: Trucking goes to Congress over CSA

| September 23, 2014

Behind the CSA bill -- H.R. 5532 would require FMCSA to revamp the CSA program, pulling scores and non-crash-associated data from public view in the meantime. Prognosis for the bill in the short term: Not ...

Readers split over militarized police force

| September 20, 2014

With mainstream media disseminating images of police employing military-style armor and weaponry during rioting in Ferguson, Mo., this summer, a debate over the militarization of local police was revived.

Close scrutiny: Where are you most likely to be inspected?

| September 10, 2014

That distinction goes to Maryland, followed by Pennsylvania -- while both are heavy on inspections, their rate of issuing violations falls below the national average. Find a look at Maryland's program here.

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