Pickup with unsecure trailer pulled over in Oakville, driver charged


Published November 8, 2022 at 4:52 pm

A driver of a pickup/trailer combo with several safety infractions was pulled over and charged in Oakville on Tuesday. HRPS PHOTO

A driver of a pickup/trailer combo has been charged after being pulled over in Oakville on Tuesday (Nov. 8).

The pickup/trailer combo hauling a small bulldozer was pulled over near the intersection of Cornwall Rd. and Trafalgar Rd. after Halton Regional Police Constable Marc Taraso noticed several safety issues with the way the trailer was secured to the truck.

The secondary chains attaching the trailer were also worn through and the hook clasp was broken.

A breakaway cable was also broken and not attached.

Other safety concerns included  a bald trailer tire as well as the safety inspection on the actual trailer itself was expired.

The driver has been charged and the trailer placed out of service.



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