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KSP Region 5 Welcomes New Inspector

Date of News Release: 02/09/2016

Benita L. Blanton Benita L. Blanton

(Morehead, KY) - KSP Region 5 would like to welcome Benita L. Blanton to her new position as an inspector at the Morehead scale facility. As an inspector, Mrs. Blanton is responsible for performing closely monitored inspections of commercial motor vehicles for compliance with motor carrier laws and regulations, issuing citations and data intake of motor carrier observations and commercial motor vehicle inspections.

Mrs. Blanton was born in Muncie, Indiana, and moved to Morehead at the age of 16. She has been married to her husband, Bill, since August, 2009. She has two children, Brad and Rachael, and a step-daughter, Lynsey. She has six grandchildren, Aidan, Reagan, Roxanne, Kayden, Hadley and Carson, with whom she enjoys spending time. She also enjoys hunting, camping, fishing and riding motorcycles. Before taking the inspector position, she was a dispatcher with KSP at Post 8 in Morehead, where she had been since 2012.