Friday, November 12, 2010

Deputies To Target Unsafe Commercial Vehicles

WHAT: Commercial vehicle safety initiative

WHEN: Tuesday, Nov. 16

SUMMARY: The Collier County Sheriff’s Office will target unsafe commercial vehicles traveling on State Road 29 and U.S. 41 East between Naples and Miami on Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Deputies will be stopping commercial vehicles to inspect registration paperwork, tires, brakes, and other safety equipment to help maintain safe driving conditions on these frequently traveled roadways.

Deputies will aggressively enforce state and federal laws as they relate to the operation of a commercial motor vehicle.

Since 2004, deputies have conducted more than 2,000 safety inspections of commercial vehicles in Collier County.