State police make commercial vehicle inspections

Michigan State Police said motor carrier officers conducted more than 1,100 commercial motor vehicle safety inspections during this year's Roadcheck enforcement operation.
AP Wire
Jun 21, 2014

 

The joint effort of federal, state and local inspectors from the U.S., Canada and Mexico took place June 3-5.

During the enforcement period, officers focused on driver qualifications and compliance, safety violations, hazardous materials compliance, and homeland security issues.

Stops led to 440 traffic citations in Michigan during the operation. Additionally, one drug possession arrest and seven fugitive arrests were made.

Roadcheck operations are sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Comments

chevette20

Every vehicle on the road should be safety inspected as they age. Remember the people that do not take care of their vehicles are on the same roads as You and Me.

dyankee

You seem to drink the kool-aide without even breathing. A majority of the 440 traffic citations were of a "gotch you" made infractions. Its about revenues. Don't be so naïve. What you're really embracing is taxation on hard working Americans under the illusion of safety.

We all know there are plenty of commercial trucks on the road that lack maintenance to the point of endangering all of us. Fine...address those very few and leave the rest of them the hell alone so, they can provide strength to our economy and deliver products & goods we all need and desire.

The State Police can write 440 citations during a 2 day stink, but we are completely impotent in stopping thousands of illegals pouring in across our borders on commercial vehicles in the same amount of time creating an epic display of safety violations and public endangerment.

 

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