Driver hauling insecure mini-excavator in Oakville charged
Published November 3, 2022 at 4:09 pm
A truck driver is facing charges and his truck/trailer combination put out of service after being pulled over by Halton Regional Police in Oakville on Thursday.
The vehicle was stopped by Constable Marc Taraso while working with veteran traffic officers coaching new HRPS recruits on Commercial Motor Vehicles enforcement.
Working with our veteran traffic officers coaching our new @HRPSOak recruits today on CMV enforcement. Stopped this truck/trailer combo:
-Insecure mini excavator (No securement)
-Missing wheel bearing hub cover
-Insecure landing gear (missing pin)
-improper pre trip#OOS charged pic.twitter.com/ybhD6VQRbc
— Cst. Marc Taraso (@CstTaraso9345) November 3, 2022
Upon inspection of the truck/trailer combination, it was discovered that the mini-excavator it was hauling was not properly secured.
The truck also had a missing wheel bearing hub cover and landing gear was insecure due to a missing pin. It was also found that the driver had an improper pre-trip inspection.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising