Arizona Department of Public Safety Releases Results of Operation Roadcheck
123 vehicles placed out of service along with 140 commercial drivers
Friday, June 18, 2010 -
During the week of June 8-10, 2010, the Arizona Department of Public Safety and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration conducted a major commercial vehicle enforcement detail in the
123 of the vehicles were placed Out of Service for mechanical violations. The most significant violations found involved Braking Systems, Tires/Wheels, Lighting and Safe Loading
140 drivers were placed Out of Service. The most significant violations were Hours of Service and False Records of Duty Status
2964 total violations were discovered by officers during these inspections
15% of the drivers inspected were placed Out of Service
13% of the commercial vehicles inspected were placed Out of Service
14 lbs of Cocaine was seized from a commercial vehicle
2 separate Hazardous Material spills were discovered in trailers. Both were investigated by the Arizona Department of Public Safety Haz-Mat team. Both incidents were cleaned up.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety Commercial Vehicle Enforcement also conducted Operation D.A.R.T. Driver Awareness Regulation Training at Little America in
The Arizona Department of Public Safety is a state-level law enforcement agency whose mission is to protect human life and property by enforcing state laws, deterring criminal activity and providing vital support to the State of Arizona and its citizens.