JUNE 26, 2018 (GRAND ISLAND, NEB.) The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) will conduct surprise commercial vehicle inspections today, Tuesday, June 26, during the afternoon hours in Hall County. Troopers will patrol roads throughout Grand Island and the surrounding area.
The inspections are performed by the Metropolitan Aggressive and Preventative Selective (MAPS) Team, which is funded largely by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Troopers assigned to the Carrier Enforcement Division of the Nebraska State Patrol check for compliance with federal safety regulations and enforce laws pertaining to weight, size, registration, and permits associated with commercial vehicles (trucks, semi-trailers, and buses).
The MAPS Team was implemented in 1998 and consists of troopers from the Nebraska State Patrols Carrier Enforcement Division. On average, 20-24 troopers work each MAPS event.