Results of commercial motor vehicle safety and enforcement initiative
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 11:41 AM
Traffic Services: 416-808-1900
Traffic safety continues to be a Service priority for the Toronto Police Service. Toronto Police Service Traffic Services performed a commercial motor vehicle safety and enforcement initiative on Thursday, July 14, 2016, at 256 Cherry Street, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This initiative was in partnership with 51 Division and the Ministry of Transportation Carrier Enforcement Unit.
The results of this initiative were:
- 25 truck inspections conducted
- 42 charges laid
- six out-of-service vehicles
- one plates seized
- two vehicle tows
This initiative showed that almost 25 per cent of vehicles inspected were in a state of repair that put the public’s safety at risk.
The Toronto Police Service will be conducting further commercial motor vehicle inspections in the near future.
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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Constable Clint Stibbe, Traffic Services