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Motor Carrier Compliance Program, Report No. 98-86, June 1999
 
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  • The state's overweight penalty structure fails to deter repeat and more serious violations, which do more severe damage to highways
  • The department's overweight vehicle permit fees may not fully recover road repair and administrative costs
  • Using civilians to perform reviews at carrier terminals would reduce program costs
  • Florida's intrastate driving time regulations do not meet federal requirements
  • The program needs to improve its data systems to better target enforcement efforts

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Motor Carrier Compliance (Truck Weights and Safety)

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 01-45 Progress Report: Some Motor Carrier Compliance Improvements Made, But Overweight Vehicle Penalties Not Raised, published in October 2001.
  • Report No. 01-13 Special Review: Department of Transportation Can Expedite Its Proposed Staffing Reduction Plan, published in March 2001.
  • Report No. 99-29 Justification Review of the Highway Construction and Engineering and Transportation System Maintenance Programs, published in January 2000
  • Report No. 98-60 Florida Department of Transportation's Programs' Performance for Fiscal Year 1997-98, published in February 1999
  • Report No. 98-59 Transportation System Maintenance Program, published in February 1999
  • Report No. 98-58 Highway Construction and Engineering Program, published in February 1999
  • Report No. 98-57 Toll Operations Program, published in February 1999
  • Report No. 98-56 Right-of-Way Acquisition Program, published in February 1999
  • Report No. 98-55 Public Transportation Program, published in February 1999
  • Report No. 98-54 PBĀ² Performance Report for the Motor Carrier Compliance Program, published in February 1999

Copies of this report in print or alternate accessible format may be obtained by telephone (850/488-0021), by FAX (850/487-9213), in person, or by mail (OPPAGA Report Production, Claude Pepper Building, Room 312, 111 W. Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1475).
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