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Commercial Vehicle Blitz Yields Numerous Violations

Date of News Release: 07/26/2011

(Louisville, Ky.) -- Last Thursdsay, nine Kentucky State Police officers initiated a commercial vehicle blitz in Washington County.

During this period, 51 commercial trucks were inspected. Of the 51 inspections, 24 of those were Level 1's, or full inspections. Eleven walk around inspections were performed, while 16 driver credential inspections were initiated.

There were 54 equipment violations discovered, with 9 vehicles placed out of service while 1 tractor trailer was impounded by Ellis Towing of Bardstown. Three drivers were also placed out of service.

Motorists and commercial vehicle operators can expect to see an increased presence of the Kentucky State Police in Washington County.

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