North Bay Police teamed up with the MTO last week to conduct a Commercial Motor Vehicle traffic enforcement campaign. There were a couple of surprise charges including no brakes and another of having an improper licence.
Twenty-two Provincial Offence Notices for a variety of traffic infractions were handed out as part of a campaign to improve road safety.
- Six for speeding
- Two for improper cargo securement
- Two for driving without a daily inspection being completed
- Two for driving without a seat belt
- Two for emissions defects
- Commercial vehicle operator’s not having their registration
- Driving with improper class of licence
- Distracted driving
- Driving with an overweight load
- No brakes
- Cellphone use while operating a motor vehicle
- Improper muffler
Police also laid a charge of stunt driving in the 800-block of Airport Road which resulted in a 30-day license suspension and a 14-day vehicle impoundment. The vehicle operator was travelling at 113 km/h in a 60 zone.
Police say if you see someone driving dangerously, contact them by calling 9-1-1 or calling the North Bay Police Service’s non-emergency line at 705-472-1234.