RCMP -Prince George Regional Provincial Traffic Services in conjunction with Commercial Vehicle Safety Enforcement Officers (CVSE), Conservation Officers, WorksafeBC, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI) and Natural Resource Officers conducted a number of road checks throughout Prince George, Vanderhoof and Quesnel during the month of October, 2015.
With the presence of the various agencies, this provided an opportunity to conduct a large variety of checks on various types of vehicles to ensure that the traveling public were provided with the security and safety they deserve while driving on the roadways throughout the North.
The majority of the interactions where extremely positive with no safety concerns noted.
However for the others they found themselves completing roadside repairs immediately or being removed form the roadway until the repairs could be completed.
The following violations were issued throughout the various road checks:
98 – Violation tickets for illegal lamps
143 – Violation tickets for other offences (these included – No Driver’s Licence’s, Defective Vehicles, Fail to comply with condition of species licence to Fail to ensure timber is marked)
249 – Notice and orders BOX 3 (Repairs required) 25 – Notice and orders Box 2 (30 days to complete repairs with a complete vehicle inspection required)
5 – Notice and orders Box 1 (immediately removed from roadway with a complete vehicle inspection required)
4 – Wildlife Act Seizures and Charges
2 – Prohibited driver
1 – vehicle impoundment
1 – Impaired driver – 3 day IRP
1 – Impaired driver – 7 day IRP
3 – no case drug seizure
Commercial Vehicles checked:
CVSA Level 1 Inspections: 55 Commercial Vehicle Units Inspected = 20 Units Passed, 21 Units had Violation(s) Present 15 Units had Out-Of-Service Conditions
CVSA Level 2 Inspection: 34 Commercial Vehicle Units Inspected = 5 Unit Passed . 24 – Units had Violation(s) Present, 5 – Unit had Out Of Service Conditions
CVSE Level 3 Inspection: 2 Commercial Vehicle Units Inspected = 1 – Unit had Violation(s) Present, 1 – Unit had Out-Of-Service Conditions