In the past few years, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has increased enforcement for CDL violations and Federal Motor Carrier regulations.
In 2011, the Enforcement and Compliance Division of ADOT was created to increase their law enforcement authority by hiring sworn law enforcement officers to enforce Federal Motor Carrier laws at the port of entry in addition to AZ DPS Commercial Vehicle Enforcement details.
Types Of CDL Violations
- False or inaccurate log book,
- Log not current
- Over hours violations
- Unsafe equipment
- Medical card
- Driving while out of service
- Non-English speaking driver
- Criminal overweight
- Criminal speed
- Fatigued driver
- Possession of alcohol in a commercial vehicle
- Open container
- Reckless driving
- DUI in a commercial vehicle
- Overweight violations (overweight tandem axle, overweight gross)
- Following too close
- Failure to stop or yield
- Unsafe lane change
- Registration and licensing citations
- All types of moving violations
Arizona Ports of Entry – Northwest Arizona
Three major interstates (I-40, I-15, and I-10) and U.S. 93 and four ports of entry make Northern Arizona and the surrounding area a target area for CDL violation and Federal Motor Carrier regulation enforcement.
Kingman (Golden Valley) (Nevada Las Vegas Commerce Traffic)
Hwy 93, MP 67
Kingman, AZ 86402
St. George (Utah, Nevada, Arizona Port of Entry)
I-15, MP 1
St. George, UT 84771
Topock (I-40 Arizona/California Port of Entry)
I-40, MP 3.8
Topock, AZ, 86436
La Paz County
Ehrenberg (I-10 California Port of Entry)
I-10 EB, MP 3.8
Ehrenberg, AZ 85334
Experienced Commercial Vehicle and CDL Attorneys
The Law Offices of Shawn B. Hamp represent criminal and civil CDL violations throughout Mohave County, La Paz County, and Yavapai County. If you are a resident of Northern Arizona or have been cited for a violation driving through Arizona, we will work to defend your case so you can stay on the road.
Claims and lawsuits filed against Federal Motor Carriers and their employees requires definitive knowledge of the administrative, regulatory and legal issues faced by commercial motor carriers and their drivers.
Contact an Arizona Traffic Lawyer For a Free Case Evaluation
Call 928-753-6868 or toll free at 866-490-HAMP. You can also submit your ticket and contact us online. Case Evaluations are free. We offer affordable flat fees for our legal services.