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Toronto police conduct commercial vehicle blitz

TORONTO, Ont. -- Toronto police were out in force Sept. 20, targeting commercial vehicles during an eight-hour blitz near Lakeshore Ave. E. and Coxwell Ave.


TORONTO, Ont. — Toronto police were out in force Sept. 20, targeting commercial vehicles during an eight-hour blitz near Lakeshore Ave. E. and Coxwell Ave.

Along with the Ministry of Transportation, Ministry of Environment and Municipal Licensing and Standards Office, enforcement officers inspected 100 vehicles and issued 148 tickets.

Charges ranged from operating an unsafe vehicle to driving without a licence, Toronto police reported. However, it should be noted taxi-cabs were also included in the blitz. Police report at least six trucks were cited for having defective brakes.

“This particular area was selected for this operation because it’s a heavy trucking route and a huge amount of heavy vehicles come down this way to get to their destinations,” said Sgt. Doodnath Chukoo.


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1 Comment » for Toronto police conduct commercial vehicle blitz
  1. George Sutej says:

    Unlicensed drivers in commercial vehicles should not happen these days. Especially with new tools now available to prevent this. The government recently introduced new legislations with the new commercial vehicle impound law that puts the onus for companies to check drivers more frequently to avoid impoundment. With companies like VerX Direct driver

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