Farm, Ranch, and Agricultural Transportation Exemption Reference Guide

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced a temporary waiver from the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) rule for certain agriculture-related transportation through September 30, 2018. Further guidance will be provided as we near the September 30, 2018 expiration for the existing waiver. Additionally, during this time period, FMCSA will publish final guidance on both the agricultural...

WHP responds to 11 blow overs caused by gusty winds Tuesday

Extreme high winds caused 11 blow overs on interstates 80 and 25 near Cheyenne on Tuesday, April 17. Two blow overs occurred on I-80 while the nine others happened on I-25 south of Cheyenne toward the Colorado border. Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers responded to the blow overs starting around 1 p.m., which resulted in several crashes. There were no fatalities from the crashes. Southeast Wyoming was...

WHP seizes an estimated $285,000 in marijuana

Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers arrested two Washington state residents after finding 114 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $285,000 in their vehicle on Saturday, April 14. Troopers arrested driver Ngoc Thi Bich Pham, 39, and her passenger Hung Minh Nguyen, 45, both of Renton, Washington, following a traffic stop on Interstate 80 eastbound at 1:45 p.m. They were charged with possession...

WHP seizes 123 pounds of Marijuana

The Wyoming Highway Patrol seized about 123 pounds of Marijuana with an estimated street value of $307,000 following a traffic stop on Thursday, April 12th, on US 220 near Casper. Troopers arrested driver Thong Xiong, 29, and his passenger, Choua Khang, 30, both of Wisconsin, after finding the Marijuana following a traffic stop at 8:24 a.m. on Thursday, April 12th. Troopers stopped their Chevy Silverado...

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ELD Compliance Reminder

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ELD Compliance Reminder Beginning April 1, 2018, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), in coordination with each state, will begin enforcing ELD requirements (except for certain agricultural operations). Typically violations of federal law will count against the carrier's Safety Measurement System scores and a non-compliant driver would...