first_imgMaster Trooper Jeremy Woods Named ISP CVED Inspector Challenge Grand ChampionIndianapolis, IN- Recently, the Indiana State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division conducted the CVED Inspector Challenge at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers and Motor Carriers Inspectors from around the state competed in four categories which included level 1 safety inspection, passenger vehicle inspection, non-bulk Haz-Mat inspection and cargo tank inspection. Officers and inspectors were required to inspect the various vehicles, identify violations and make proper determination if the violation met the out of service criteria. Written tests were also administered which included Commercial Motor Safety Alliance (CVSA) inspection procedures, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and CVSA out of service criteria. Each participant in the event underwent additional training prior to the competition that familiarized them with the rules and procedures.Each station of inspection is timed and the competitors are judged on their ability to identify violations of the vehicles or drivers and to determine if they are out of service violations.The following people were chosen as the winners in the following categories:>North American Standard Level 1 Inspector Champion-M/Trp. Jeremy Woods>Hazardous Materials Cargo Tank Inspection Champion-M/Trp. Jeremy Woods>Passenger Vehicle Inspection Champion-S/Trp. Brent Hoover>Grand Champion of the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Inspector Challenge-M/Trp. Jeremy WoodsMaster Trooper Woods will represent the Indiana State Police at the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance North American Inspectors Challenge in Indianapolis, Indiana August 8-12, 2016 in conjunction with the American Trucking Association’s Truck Driving Championship. He will be competing against inspectors from across the United States, Canada and Mexico.M/Trp. Woods is a 20 year veteran of the Indiana State Police and has been assigned to the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division since 2010. He is a hazardous materials and cargo tank inspection instructor and a member of the radiological inspection team. M/Trp. Woods resides in Randolph County.S/Trp. Hoover, the winner of the Passenger Vehicle Inspection, is a 12 year veteran of the Indiana State Police and assigned to CVED since 2010. He resides in Vermillion County.“This competition is something that our officers and inspectors look forward to each year because not only does it build camaraderie between the competitors it also enhances the training that each CVEO and MCI receive” stated DC M/MCI Mike Wilson. “The Indiana State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division is continuously working to ensure the public’s safety through these types of inspections and this competition can only augment our inspection procedures.” FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img

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