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  Commercial Motor Vehicles Taken Off the Road During Blitz in Hampton

Dec 04, 2017 14:34 ET

Five commercial motor vehicles inspected Friday in Hampton were taken off of the road due to safety concerns.

On Friday, December 1, 2017, DRPS officers from the Traffic Services Unit and East Division conducted a commercial motor vehicle inspection blitz in Hampton. This one-day blitz focused on trucks and trailers of all shapes and sizes.

The team inspected five vehicles and took all five of those out of service for safety violations, including improper tires, insecure dangerous goods, overweight/insecure loads. Officers laid 21 charges to drivers and owners of commercial vehicles.