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Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section, week ending 02/06/2016

North West Sector

02/01 Inspector conducted directed patrol in Addison County. He conducted two level 3 inspections, one level 2 inspection and one level 4 inspection resulting in 8 vehicle violations and 6 driver violations. One vehicle was placed out of service. Four tickets were issued including 1 carrier suspended in VT, and 1 ticket for texting while driving-CMV.

02/02 Inspector stopped a car for driving on the bike path in Williston. The driver was unfamiliar with the area and mistook the bike path for a business driveway. Driver was not impaired.

02/02 Inspector stopped a tractor trailer displaying oversize load signs, when not actually oversize. Vehicle was placed out of service for defective equipment. Driver initially said he had just put on the signs at a nearby pull off. Being in an unmarked cruiser, the inspector had seen the vehicle long before the pull off where the driver claimed he had stopped. When confronted, the driver admitted he had just never removed the signs from his last load. Vehicle was placed out of service for defective equipment and unsecured cargo.

02/03 Inspector stopped an oversized load on VT 117 in Essex for traveling during inclement weather. A level 2 inspection was done and the carrier was issued a ticket.
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Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section, week ending 02/06/2016

North West Sector

02/03 Inspectors conducted directed patrol on I-89 between exit 11 and 12 providing motorist education on the #SLOWDOWN OR #MOVEOVER law. Several commercial motor vehicles and cars stops were initiated based off this effort.

02/03 Inspector stopped a box truck travelling with its rear door open in Colchester. Cargo was visible unsecured inside.

02/04 Addison County patrol – Inspector stopped a municipal plow truck driver for using a handheld cell phone while operating a CMV. Driver was ticketed.

02/04 Inspector while monitoring traffic on I-89 in St Albans was approached by a female motorist that was reporting a medical emergency. Ambulance called to the scene and the female was transport to Northwestern Medical Center.
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Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section, week ending 02/06/2016

South Sector:

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02/02 Vernon, I-91 south, 6 Inspectors screened 216 vehicles and weighed 9 vehicles. They completed 17 inspections resulting in 10 driver violations and 32 vehicle violations. One driver and 4 vehicles were placed out of service. Nine tickets were issued totaling $2022.00 in fines.

02/04 Ira, US 4 west, 4 Inspectors screened 118 vehicles. They completed 10 inspections resulting in 4 driver violations and 16 vehicle violations. One driver and three vehicles were placed out of service. Seven tickets were issued totaling $3,103.00 in fines.
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Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section, week ending 02/06/2016

Northeast Sector

02/01 Inspector provided traffic control on VT 18 in Waterford where a tree had fallen on power lines and had partially blocked the road.

02/05 Inspector and #K9 Mitch stopped a two axle CMV on US 4 in Mendon for failing to maintain lane of travel. A Level 1 inspection was completed. The driver of the CMV was screened for impairment. During interview, the driver admitted to being in possession of marijuana. He advised that he was preparing to smoke marijuana when he dropped his pipe onto the floor. He swerved on the road while reaching for it which led to the stop. The driver was placed out of service for operating while under suspension and possession of a controlled substance in a CMV. The driver was ticketed for the marijuana possession and failing to maintain lane of travel.

02/05 Inspector assisted Killington Police Department at a report of an overdose subject.
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While stowing your phone while you drive is an important safety step, other behaviors behind the wheel, from drinking coffee to using a navigation system, may also be putting you at risk. Learn more about distracted driving.
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