New York State Police issue 690 tickets in enforcement campaign
BATAVIA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Ahead of Labor Day weekend, the New York State Police held an enforcement campaign, and the results are in.
Officers focused on aggressive behaviors of commercial motor vehicle operators.
From Monday, August 26 through Wednesday, August 28, state police conducted over 1,000 inspections, and issued a total of 690 tickets.
The campaign focused on roadways across the state including those under jurisdiction of Troops C and E.
The purpose of the detail and road checks are to reduce the number of commercial vehicle crashes, ensuring motor carriers are in compliance with commercial vehicle safety standards, regulations, financial responsibility, and registration requirements of the U.S., as well as ensuring drivers of those vehicles are qualified and properly licensed. 258 commercial vehicles were taken out of service as a result.