During “Operation Corridor” last Thursday and Friday, members of the Rainy River District detachment stopped 96 Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV). As a result of these contacts, seven charges related to equipment were laid, including four that required the CMVs to go out of service.
Operators of commercial motor vehicles are professional drivers to have a duty to ensure they are working within the applicable legislation for the safety of Ontario's roadways.
“Operation Corridor” was 24-hour campaign that commenced at 6 a.m. last Thursday and ended at 6 a.m. on Friday. The campaign focused on all CMV related offences.
OPP worked with Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO) enforcement officers during “Operation Corridor.”
Through education and enforcement, the OPP aims to create safer roads in the Rainy River District due to increased compliance by CMV drivers.