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Truck Enforcement Permit
Commercial trucking is a large business in Bensenville and the metropolitan Chicago area. The Truck Enforcement Unit exists to provide safe passage through Bensenville for all motor vehicle traffic as they share the roads with larger and heavier commercial vehicles. The truck enforcement unit is a proud member of the Illinois Truck Enforcement Association, www.illinoistruckcops.com.

The primary duties of the Truck Enforcement Unit are:

  • Enforcement of weight & size violations.
  • Issuing permits for overweight and oversize vehicles using Village maintained highways.
  • Education of local trucking companies in regards to local and State laws.
  • Assisting the Illinois State Police with random roadside portable scale roadblocks.
  • Coordination between developers, trucking companies, and the Village with respect to truck routing in and out of commercial jobsites.
  • Handling complaints from residents about truck specific problems.
  • Checking trucks for safety and driver’s license classification violations.

OVERWEIGHT / OVERSIZE PERMIT INFORMATION

The Village of Bensenville requires permits for trucks that exceed the following weight/sizes, Title 5, Chapter 3, Section 10:

WEIGHT (non-divisible loads only)

  • =80,000 lbs gross
  • =34,000 lbs tandem axle
  • =20,000 lbs single axle
  • =Any weights exceeding the Federal Bridge Law formula

SIZE

  • =8'6" width
  • =13'6" height
  • =55' length (semi-tractor/trailer)
  • =60' length (truck-trailer)
  • =42' length (single vehicle)

CONTACT INFO
Gary Johnston
Bensenville Police Department
100 N. Church Road
Bensenville, IL 60106
630-346-4001 (office)
630-377-2954 (fax) 
e-mail


REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION
Before a permit will be issued...

=All trucks must submit an application via the internet, or fax 630-377-2954. 
=All companies must have a valid general liability/indemnification policy for the truck in accordance with FMCSR on file with the Bensenville Police before the permit will be issued.

PERMIT TYPES AVAILABLE (for both overweight & oversize vehicles)

  • Single Trip
  • Round Trip
  • Other

PROCEDURE

  • Submit your application via fax, 630-377-2954, or email,  e-mail.
  • Submit insurance policy by email or fax
  • Permit will be issued as soon as possible
  • No moves may be made on the application. The permit must be carried with the driver in hand.

Officer Assigned to Truck Enforcement
Officer Dexter Marks #560
100 N. Church Road
Bensenville, IL 60106
Office: 630-350-3455



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