Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Operation Corridor to Target Commercial Vehicles

(Dufferin County, ON) The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), in partnership with the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) and Ministry of the Environment (MOE) are set to launch Operation Corridor, an important annual highway safety initiative targeting aggressive commercial vehicle drivers and those which are unsafe on Ontario's busiest highways.

Operation Corridor begins Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 6:00 a.m. and ends Friday, June 15 at 6:00 a.m. During this 24-hour period, OPP officers will focus on commercial vehicle speed and other aggressive driving behaviours. MTO and MOE inspectors will conduct truck inspections, looking closely for signs of poor maintenance, environmental violations and mechanical problems.