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Press Release: Commercial Vehicle Checkpoint
Agency: Moreno Valley Police
Station Area: Moreno Valley
Written Date: December 4, 2018 Time: 1:30 PM
Incident Date: December 4, 2018 Time: 07:00 -12:00 PM
Incident Location: Cactus Ave. between Elsworth St. and Graham St., Moreno Valley 
Reporting Officer: Officer Chris Loucks
File Number(s): Numerous

Details:

On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at 7:00 a.m. the Commercial Enforcement Unit with the Moreno Valley Police Department conducted an allied agency commercial vehicle checkpoint on Cactus Avenue between Elsworth Street and Graham Street.  Commercial enforcement officers from the California Highway Patrol, Perris Police Department, Riverside Police Department, Buena Park Police Department, Brea Police Department, La Habra Police Department, Irvine Police Department, Anaheim Police Department, Rialto Police Department, and the Orange County Sheriff’s Department participated in this event. 

The goal of the allied agency commercial vehicle checkpoint is to ensure commercial vehicles are operating their vehicles in a safe manner while adhering to state and federal regulations. 

Operation Results:

  • 91 commercial vehicles were inspected
  • 42 citations issued
  • 11 citations were issued for registration violations
  • 3 drivers were cited for driver’s license violations
  • 4 citations were issued for lack of or suspended motor carrier permits
  • 19 citations were issued for brake violations
  • 2 citations were issued for wheel violations
  • 8 citations were issued for defective tires
  • 18 citations were issued for lighting violations
  • 2 citations were issued for unsafe loads/cargo
  • 32 citations were issued for various mechanical violations
  • 3 vehicles were towed or impounded
  • 11 vehicles were placed out of service

For any questions pertaining to the allied agency checkpoint please contact Officer Loucks or Officer Lynch with the Moreno Valley Police Department’s Commercial Enforcement Unit at (951) 486-6900.

 

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