Truckers received more than 10,000 warnings, citations for traffic violations during Operation Safe Driver Week
Sep 07, 2020
More than 10,000 citations, warnings issued to truckers during Operation Safe Driver Week
Law enforcement officers issued more than 10,000 citations and warnings to commercial truck drivers for various unsafe driving behaviors during July’s Operation Safe Driver Week.
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance says truckers were issued a total of 10,736 warnings and citations for traffic violations during the week-long enforcement spree – 4,659 citations and 6,077 warnings. Officers were also watching for violations for passenger vehicles, which resulted in a total of 32,121 warnings and citations for traffic violations. Traffic violations include speeding, distracted driving, following too closely, failure to wear a seatbelt and more.