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West Virginia PSC Transportation Division Officer Jeff Dean inspects a tank truck.




Estimates from the nonprofit TRIP recently reported that vehicle miles traveled in West Virginia in 2019 was 19.1 billion miles and $125 billion worth of goods are shipped to and from locations in West Virginia each year. West Virginia. About 64% of these goods are transported by trucks, reports TRIP.







Inspection

West Virginia PSC Transportation Division Officer Jeff Dean inspects a Mack truck.




All of this on interstates, highways and other roads which, being the mountain state, present unique challenges, especially for truckers.







President Lane

“We’ve given a great transportation division, and the officers are all doing a great job,” said PSC President Charlotte R. Lane. “Drivers are much safer because of the work they do. As you know, they inspect large trucks and make sure the trucks are safe.










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West Virginia PSC Transportation Division Agent Matt Epling with PSC President Charlotte Lane in front of one of the agency’s cruisers.










Inspection

West Virginia PSC Transportation Division Officer Mike Maltemple inspects the underside of a truck.










Safety visits

West Virginia PSC Transportation Division officers remain busy enforcing safety regulations for commercial carriers.




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