Ottawa Police Pulls 10 Commercial Vehicles Out of Service in One-Day Inspection Blitz

Ten vehicles were taken out of service during a one-day commercial vehicle inspection in the east side of Ottawa.

Traffic officers from the Ottawa Police Department and the Department of Transportation conducted a commercial vehicle inspection round on Wednesday, inspecting 22 vehicles on the eastern side.

Police say 10 vehicles have been taken out of service for a variety of reasons, including broken brakes, cargo securing issues and loose U-bolt fasteners.

Officers also filed 19 charges against drivers for various violations, including cell phone use, illegal window tinting, improper brakes, overweight vehicles, no daily inspections, expired annual inspections and unlicensed/unlicensed drivers.

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