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Commercial Vehicle Enforcement

On Wednesday, March 21, 2012, officers from the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Squad inspected eight commercial trucks in the areas of Diagonal Avenue South, South Oregon Street, East Marginal Way South and South Horton Street.

5 Trucks were placed Out of Service for:

Brake, connection leak

Brake, exposed cord

Brake, hose crimped

Axle weight, exceeded

Overweight, gross vehicle weight exceeded – 19,180 lbs


Citations issued:

1 GVW, exceeded 19,180 lbs

1 Fail to drive on right

2 Expired Tonnage


Documented violations:

5 Reflective

1 Bumper, unsecured

3 Lights, clearance inoperative

1 Brake, connection leak

1 Brake, exposed cord

1 Brake, hose crimped

2 Unsecured Load

1 Headlight, inoperative

2 Expired Tonnage

1 Turn signal, unsecured

1 Fire extinguisher, depleted

1 Battery cover, inadequate

1 Axle weight, exceeded

1 cab weight, exceeded

1 GVW, exceeded