The Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), West Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME), along with the Saugeen Shores Police Service (SSPS) and the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) held a commercial motor vehicle safety blitz on May 9, 2023.

In total 32 commercial motor vehicles were inspected, which resulted in 18 commercial motor vehicles being placed out of service due to major defects.

A total of 26 charges were laid, the break down is below:

  • Annual inspection related - 2
  • Brake related - 2
  • Cargo securement - 3
  • Daily inspection - 3
  • Overweight vehicles - 4
  • Vehicle maintenance related - 5
  • Other CVOR infractions - 3
  • Other HTA - 4

The Grey Bruce OPP will be continuing efforts to ensure commercial motor vehicle safety and will be conducting several other commercial motor vehicle inspection blitzes over the next several days.

source: media release, OPP

photo: OPP (not from this blitz)




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