CVE and ADRT traffic enforcement for the week

During the week of May 21st-25th officers from the Aggressive Driver Response Team worked a variety of areas that included school zones, Aurora Ave N., Airport Way S., West Seattle Bridge and SW Admiral Way.

Officers wrote the following tickets:

Speeding – 56

Insurance- 11

None Valid Operators Licence- 4

Seat-belts: 1

Turns- 2

Red light/stop sign- 3

Expired tabs- 2

Defective equipment- 2

Cell phones-2

ADRT focus has been and continues to be excessive speed and other aggressive driving behavior.  The majority of the speeding tickets were for speeds exceeding 15mph over the posted limit, with tickets issued this week for speeds in excess of 25 over the posted limit.

Commercial Vehicle Enforcement: (CVE)

Monday: 

7- Inspections

 Level 1s,   5-
Level 2s, , 1

Violations, 

1 Head Light,1 Inoperative, 
1 Brake out of adjustment, 
2 Air Hose chafing, 
1 Taillight Inoperative
, 1 DOT Markings, 
2 Retro Reflective rear of cab, 
1 Gas cap loose, 
1 No Washing Fluid, 
1 License Plate Invalid display, 
1 Elect wire insulation broken, 
1 Clearance light Inoperative, 
1 Load Securement, 
2 Retro reflective Mud flaps,

Tuesday:

 8 Inspections

33 Federal Violations

5 Brake Hoses, Unprotected
3 Load, Unsecured
3 Cab, components unsecured
3 Retro refelecive, trailer
2 Electrical Connection – Power Line, unsecured
2 retro reflective , mud flaps
2 Brake Hose, kinked
1 Driver door handle, missing
1 No Registration
1 Intra-State Operators license violation
1 Not licensed to haul interstate cargo
1 Windshield, intersecting cracks
1 Expired tonnage
1 Fuel system, unsecured
1 Turn Signal, inoperative – trailer
1 Headlight, inoperative
1 Exhaust, unsecured
1 Hood Latch, inoperative
1 Tires, sidewall damage
1 Fire Extinguisher, usecured

3 Trucks placed Out Of Service

Thursday:

7 Federal Inspections
5 Level 1
2 Level 2

26 Federal Violations
2 Reflective mudflap
2 reflective, cab
1 reflective trailer
3 Windshield
2 Protective sheathing,  wiring
1 Leaf Spring, Cracked – steering axle
1 Defective equipment, mudflap
1 Tire condition, flat
1 Tire Condition, tread insufficient
1 Wheel condition, loose lugs
1 Connection Defect, 5th Wheel safety locking device inoperative
1 Brakes, air loss
1 Brake, out of adjustment

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1 Expired tonnage
1 Fuel system, unsecured
1 Turn Signal, inoperative – trailer
1 Headlight, inoperative
1 Exhaust, unsecured
1 Hood Latch, inoperative
1 Tires, sidewall damage
1 Fire Extinguisher, usecured

3 Trucks placed Out Of Service

y locking device inoperative
1 Brakes, air loss
1 Brake, out of adjustment

1 Brake light, defective
1 Seatbelt violation
1 Fail to inspect – emergency equipment
2 Brake Chamber , defective
1 Brake defective, out of adjustment

4 Out of Service Violations
Brake Chamber defective
Brake Light, defective
Frayed and Missing Belts/engine
Fan Belt, improper installation

3 Municipal Charges/Citations
Fire Extinguisher, discharged
Seat Belt, required
Brakes, defective

1 Truck passed Inspection
Issued a windshield sticker.