Charges Laid During Truck Inspections

Friday October 30th, 2020

Posted at 11:03am


Several drivers were charged after a truck inspection blitz.

On October 29th, 2020 eight officers fro Essex, Chatham and London OPP along with the Ministry of Transportation checked 442 vehicles uring the 8 hour initiative at the Tilbury Scales.

MTO officers observed for driver or mechanical deficiencies while OPP officers conducted mandatory alcohol screening tests.

MTO officers conducted seven inspections resulting in several vehicles being placed out of service for offences under the Highway Traffic Act and OPP officers issued 3-day driver licence suspensions to two drivers as a result of the mandatory alcohol screening tests.

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