Commercial Vehicle Enforcement today

On February 1st officers from the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Squad inspected three commercial trucks.  One truck was taken out of service for having a flat tire.

The following areas were worked:

South Hanford Street and East Marginal Way South

13th Avenue SW and SW Florida Street 

The following violations were documented: 

Stop Sign – 1 

Defective Brake Lights – 1

No Medical Card – 1

Brake Air Hoses on Deck – 1

Flat Tire on Trailer – 1

Unsecured Fire Extinguisher – 1

Citations were issued for the following violations:

Brake Air Hoses on Deck – 1

Flat Tire on Trailer – 1

Unsecured Fire Extinguisher – 1

The documented violations will be forwarded to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and will count as “strikes” against the company, the driver and the carrier.

The Seattle Police Department encourages all commercial motor vehicle operators to be familiar with and obey all local and state laws and all federal motor carrier safety regulations.