Non-Business Related Transportation of Horses

Non-Business Related Transportation of Horses Published FMCSA guidance provides an exception for the transportation of horses when the transportation in question is not business related (neither for compensation, nor where the driver is engaged in an underlying business related to the move). In these cases, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations  do not apply, even if prize or scholarship money...

FAQs and Guidance Electronic Logging Devices and Commercial Driver's Licenses

The Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP) recognizes the implementation of the new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Rule has created some confusion and concern. The FMCSA has relayed that they are reviewing all states concerns at the national level and will be providing additional guidance. The WHP will continue to prioritize education and training over enforcement...

Colonel Haller Appoints New Sergeant

News Release      DATE:      FEBRUARY 1ST, 2018 TITLE:     COLONEL HALLER APPOINTS NEW SERGEANT CITY:      STATEWIDE     Narrative: Wyoming Highway Patrol Colonel Kebin Haller recently announced the promotion of Trooper Momen Elazizi to a new leadership role within the agency. Trooper Elazizi was appointed to the position of Safety Education Coordinator Sergeant for the Patrol. Sgt. Elazizi was born...

Retired WHP K-9 Bonnie passes away

The Wyoming Highway Patrol announces with a heavy heart the passing of retired Narcotic Detection Canine Bonnie.  Bonnie became a Wyoming Highway Patrol canine in the Fall of 2008. Bonnie was assigned as a narcotic detection canine in the Cheyenne area.  Bonnie worked in the Cheyenne area until her retirement in January of 2014.  Bonnie was retired due to health issues, which made it difficult for...

Patrol seizes 63 pounds of marijuana west of Laramie

On October 26th, 2017 a Wyoming Highway Patrol traffic stop resulted in the seizure of approximately 63 pounds of marijuana. The traffic stop occurred at 7:30 a.m. near mile post 290 on Interstate 80 eastbound. This is approximately 20 miles west of Laramie, Wyoming.   A Wyoming State Trooper observed a 2016 Ford Focus traveling east on Interstate 80 as the vehicle failed to maintain its lane of travel...