Hamilton, Ontario ,
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2018
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Commercial Vehicle Inspection Blitz in Glanbrook

Hamilton police have teamed up with the Ministry of Transportation for a commercial vehicle truck blitz in Glanbrook.

On Monday, September 17, 2018, members of the Hamilton Police Service, along with Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO), deployed in Glanbrook for a commercial vehicle / heavy truck blitz. This came as a result of several complaints to police about heavy truck traffic travelling off the designated truck route in the area.

The blitz included staff from the MTO and Hamilton Police members from the Traffic Branch as well as Divisional Safety Officers from Divisions two and three.

The blitz resulted in the following:

  • 35 stops
  • 26 inspections
  • 12 vehicle taken out of service
  • 46% failure rate
  • 26 Provincial Offence Notices issued

The Hamilton Police Service is committed to working with our community partners to implement effective and innovative approaches to traffic safety.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Sergeant Jon Curtis, Division 30 Crime Manager, by calling 905-546-2447.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com