Dakota County Technical College

Transportation & Safety

MN Commercial Vehicle Certification

Safety inspections are required for commercial vehicles over 26,000 lbs GVW (gross vehicle weight). Training provided in this class by the Minnesota State Patrol will prepare individuals to become certified as inspectors for trucks (including farm trucks), buses, and other vehicles required to have annual safety inspections.

MN Commercial Vehicle Re-Certification

All certified Minnesota Commercial Vehicle Inspectors must be re-certified every two years if they wish to continue as certified inspectors