The Burleson Police Department Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (CVE) Unit was established in October of 2011 at the direction of the Burleson City Council. The primary function is to ensure the safety of those that travel our roadways through enforcement and education.
The Burleson Police Department CVE Unit has entered into an agreement with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) as a local jurisdictional member of the agency's Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP).
Officers selected for the CVE Unit have successfully completed the required Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) courses in Driver Inspections (North American Part A), Vehicle Inspections (North American Part B), Texas Intrastate Law (Part C), Basic CVE (License and Weight), Basic Hazardous Materials, Cargo Tank Inspections, Other Bulk Packaging Course, and Passenger Vehicle Inspections. Assigned officers continue to enhance their skills through continuing education, training, and conferences throughout the year.
To develop a partnership with the transportation community through effective enforcement and positive interaction to create voluntary compliance of statutory provisions of law regarding weights, motor carrier safety, registration, transportation of persons, and hazardous materials.