T-FORCE Toolkit


The T-FORCE Toolkit is a resource designed to aid officers in conducting commercial motor vehicle (CMV) traffic stops safely and effectively. The Toolkit contains detailed information regarding large truck/bus enforcement, including:

  • The differences and similarities between traffic enforcement with large trucks/buses and passenger cars
  • Strategies for increasing officer safety
  • Techniques for choosing the location of the stop
  • Techniques for approaching a large truck during a traffic stop
  • Visibility issues due to the size and weight of the vehicle and commercial drivers licensing (CDL) requirements

The Toolkit also provides information regarding when to call the MCSAP team.