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PHOTOS: Ridge Meadows RCMP crackdown on unsafe commercial vehicles

23 tickets were issued and 14 vehicles impounded on Aug. 11 in Maple Ridge

Ridge Meadows RCMP officers and team members were out in droves on Friday where they specifically targeted commercial vehicles on the streets of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows.

After a few hours of monitoring the roads, a total of more than 100 commercial vehicle violations were caught, with dozens of tickets given out and some vehicles even being impounded.

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According to Ridge Meadows RCMP, the final count was 113 violations identified, 23 tickets being issued, 25 vehicle inspections done, and 14 vehicles removed from the roads.

This was done in partnership with the Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement branch, which aims to promote proper safety regulations within the commercial transport sector and improve overall road safety.

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Brandon Tucker

About the Author: Brandon Tucker

I have been a journalist since 2013, with much of my career spent covering sports and entertainment stories in Alberta.
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