Commercial Vehicle Permits

Truck Screening Systems Technology

The Arizona Department of Transportation is implementing new Truck Screening Systems technology for more efficient commercial motor vehicle (CMV) safety inspections. Mobile Port Detail personnel from the ADOT Enforcement and Compliance Division will utilize the technology at three of the state’s highway rest areas. This screening system is separate from the PrePass transponder bypass system, which is operational only at Arizona’s ports of entry.

ADVANTAGE: Motor Carrier Companies Save Time and Money

With the new technology, CMVs that are compliant with motor carrier laws and regulations may bypass the inspection station at the specific rest areas since only non-compliant vehicles are directed by the technology system to stop for an inspection.

ADVANTAGE: Less Traffic Congestion, More Traffic Safety

Fewer CMVs are required to be inspected. That means less traffic congestion in the rest areas, a smoother transition for the trucks to enter/exit the rest areas, and better traffic flow and safety for all motorists.

Truck Screening Technology Locations

When CMVs approach the rest areas where the technology is installed, drivers will be directed by roadside signage to be in the right lane.

The new Truck Screening Systems technology is located at:

  • McGuireville Rest Area (Interstate 17 between Flagstaff and Camp Verde) technology operational in May 2015
  • Canoa Ranch Rest Area (Interstate 19 between Tucson and Nogales) technology operational in June 2015
  • Sacaton Rest Area (Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Casa Grande) technology operational in July 2015


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Civil Rights

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other nondiscrimination laws and authorities, ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.

De acuerdo con el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés) y otras normas y leyes antidiscriminatorias, el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT) no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, edad o discapacidad. Las personas que requieran asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles de ADOT en Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más antes posible para asegurar que el Estado tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.