3 Jul 2013
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. -- Forty per cent of commercial vehicles inspected during a two-day blitz at the International Centre failed the inspection, Peel Regional Police have announced.
The blitz took place June 27-28 on Airport Road.
The initiative was a joint effort between: Peel Regional Police, Toronto Police Service, Ontario Provincial Police, Service, York Regional Police Service, Halton Regional Police Service, Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Revenue.
A total of 190 vehicles were inspected and 76 failed. Thirty six had their licence plates removed, 199 provincial charges were laid, seven drivers had their licences suspended and one vehicle was seized.