Police laid 17 charges in a commercial vehicle blitz in Wasaga Beach, Ontario. – Barrie

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Police said they laid 17 charges in a commercial vehicle blitz that took two trucks out of service in Wasaga Beach, Ont., On Tuesday morning.

Officers said four trucks were pulled over for inspections, focused on vehicle maintenance, load safety and required documentation.

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Commercial vehicle drivers have been charged with a multitude of offenses including faulty braking systems, improper driver’s license for a commercial vehicle, failure to comply with a driver’s license, failure to comply with inspections daily and expiration of annual inspections, among others.

OPP inspectors remind commercial operators that the extension of CVOR certificates and annual and semi-annual inspections has been revoked since June 1.

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Anyone who notices vehicle safety violations is urged to contact the police at 1-888-310-1122.


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