21 and July 27, Pennsylvania authorities placed 282 commercial
vehicle drivers and 942 commercial vehicles out of service during
a truck inspection program known as Operation Strike Three.
put the trucking industry on notice that Pennsylvania will not
tolerate unsafe trucks on our highways," said Pennsylvania
State Police Commissioner Paul J. Evanko. "We intend to keep
up the pressure to make our highways safer for operators of all
teams found violations in 2,625 of the 2,927 CV inspections. They
issued 824 driver citations, 1,177 driver warnings, 2,643 defect
citations, and 6,079 defect warnings.
weighed 816 commercial vehicles, resulting in eight overweight
citations, three overweight warnings and four oversize citations.
Troopers also cited drivers of both commercial and passenger vehicles
who engaged in actions that contribute to commercial vehicle-related
crashes. Speeding citations were issued to 230 passenger vehicle
drivers and 63 commercial veh icle drivers.
Two more weeklong
operations will be conducted before the end of the year, Evanko