The OPP laid a total 697 charges against transport truck drivers and took 63 trucks out of service during the OPP’s Operation Corridor enforcement initiative on June 13 – 14.
In partnership with the Ministry of Transportation, the OPP stopped a total of 1,692 trucks during the 24-hour blitz.
Speeding led the list of offences, with 226 charges being laid. Defective equipment ranked second at 176 charges (see complete list of charges below).
Other charges ranged from unsecured loads to distracted driving, reaffirming the OPP’s commitment to its Commercial Motor Vehicle Collision Mitigation Strategy with the goal of saving lives on Ontario roads.
The OPP would like to thank the many safe transport truck drivers and other motorists who drove safely and helped keep our roads safe during the campaign.
CAMPAIGN RESULTS: Distracted Charges 28; Speeding 226; Speed Limiter 38; Follow Too Close 18; Unsafe Lane Change 10;
Move Left 4; Other Hazardous Moving Violations 30
Seatbelt charges 107; Equipment charges 176; Insecure Load charges 28; Hours of Services 31; Impaired Driving 0; Other Criminal offences 1; Out-of-Service Vehicles 63; Total Number of Vehicles Stopped1,692