Motor Carrier Inspectors (MCIs) perform thousands of roadside inspections each year, and enforce state laws and federal regulations that promote the safe operation of commercial motor vehicles. MCIs:
Investigate vehicle crashes
Assist during civil disturbances and natural disasters
Assist stranded motorists
Enforce state statutes governing size and weight of vehicles
Promote voluntary compliance with the law through educational programs
Testify in court
MCIs also train outside agencies in commercial motor vehicle weight and safety regulations.
There are 2 Motor Carrier Inspection career options. Motor Carrier Inspectors work at established scale houses throughout the state, and MCI Law Enforcement Officers are provided agency-owned vehicles to conduct mobile inspections.
Motor Carrier Inspector Law Enforcement Officers assist at crash scenes involving commercial motor vehicles.
Motor Carrier Inspectors enforce state and federal weight and safety regulations for commercial motor vehicles. Inspectors assigned to the Patrol's scale houses ensure trucks' weights comply with stat
Motor Carrier Inspectors work with commercial motor vehicle carriers to ensure they are traveling safely through Kansas.
Motor Carrier Inspector mobile units conduct inspections of commercial motor vehicles traveling in Kansas. The inspections check for compliance with state and federal safety and weight regulations.
Motor Carrier Inspectors enforce state and federal weight regulations that pertain to commercial motor vehicles.
The MCI Law Enforcement Officers are certified law enforcement officers,
who in addition to inspecting commercial motor vehicles, detect and
deter criminal activity, and apprehend criminal offenders.