On June 28-29, 2017 Lacombe Police Service along with other supporting law enforcement agencies
participated in a joint operation commercial vehicle check stop.

Participating law enforcement agencies included:

1. Lacombe Police Service
2. Lacombe County Protective Services
3. Edmonton Police Service – Commercial Vehicle Unit
4. Alberta Solicitor General – Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Branch
5. Alberta Solicitor General – Sheriff Integrated Traffic Patrol
6. Royal Canadian Mounted Police
7. Red Deer County Protective Services
8. Leduc County Protective Services
9. Camrose County Protective Services
10. Town of Blackfalds Enforcement Services
11. City of Lacombe Enforcement Services
12. Clearwater County

Inspectors focused on driver safety, load security, dangerous goods transportation and mechanical
equipment requirements on all commercial vehicles.

Statistics comprised from the 2 day check stop include the following:

 

Total Number of Inspections 104
Out of Service 31 30%
Required Attention 32 31%
Pass 41 39%
Warnings issued 31
Violations detected 201
Dangerous Goods checked 8
Violations detected 5
Marked fuel checks 4
Marked fuel violations 0
Overloads detected 2
Total of tickets issued 12

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