The OPP and Ministry of Transportation have released the results form their 24 hour education and enforcement initiative focusing on Commercial Motor Vehicle safety.
Opperation Corridor was conducted on June 16 as officers conducted vehicle inspections, identifying potential safety defects and patrolled the roads looking for high risk driving behaviour.
As a result of the initiative police stopped 114 commercial vehicles in the GTA.
Officers issued 80 offence notices and placed 19 of the vehicles out of service for a variety of safety defects.
Some of the charges included – speeding, following to close, unsafe lane changes and distracted driving.
The OPP say they will continue to work hard to educate and enforce the rules of the road as they relate to commercial vehicle operations.