Update: see previous post – September 21, 2011 – Commercial Vehicle Blitz on Lakeshore Boulevard East at Coxwell Ave., Sept. 21/11 (7 am – 3 pm), June 19, 2011 O.P.P Releases Results of “Operation Corridor” for June 14 -15 /11 Inclusive, November 8, 2010 Two Day Heavy Vehicle (Heavy Trucks-Rigs) Safety Inspection Blitz, October 29, 2010 Driver Reading Book Charged with Careless Driving, September 9, 2010 Operation Air Brake / Brake Safety Week, August 19, 2010 OPP Targets Trucks (Commercial Vehicles) on Highways, December 3, 2009 OPP begin using ALPR, June 27, 2009 Ontario’s “Commerical Vehicle Impoundment Program”(CVIP), March 2, 2009 Truck Driver’s Protesting Section 68.1 of the Ontario Highway Traffic Act – Implemented Effective January 1, 2009
On Wednesday, September 21, 2011, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., the Toronto Police Service completed a commercial vehicle inspection on Lakeshore Boulevard East, at Coxwell Avenue, with a focus on commercial vehicles, heavy trucks, tow trucks and taxi cabs.
Inspections Conducted and Charges Laid:
- 199 vehicles were inspected
- 148 Highway Traffic Act charges were issued, including Municipal Licensing Offences
- One (1) commercial vehicle driver was issued a three−day licence suspension for failing a breath testThe Toronto Police Service is reminding commercial vehicle operators to ensure they keep their required documents in order and always complete a circle safety check of their vehicle prior to starting their day.