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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