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KSP-CVE Takes part in International Safety Blitz

Date of News Release: 05/31/2013

(Georgetown, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police-Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division will be participating in an international safety and Commercial enforcement blitz known as Roadcheck 2013. The event is set to kick off Tuesday, June 4th and last through Thursday, June 6th and will be in conjuction with Canadian and Mexican Authorities.

Roadcheck 2013 is an international enforcement blitz that is aimed to emphasize both safety and security on North American highways through the inspection of commercial vehicles and drivers. The blitz will be placing special emphasis on brake systems and fatigued drivers.

Officers from the Vehicle Enforcement Division will be out night and day with extended hours at weigh station facilities, checking vehicles and drivers for compliance of safety regulations. In addition, officers will be conducting roadside safety check points at various by-pass locations in an attempt to check and ensure commercial vehicles are not by-passing the weigh stations.

Roadcheck began in 1988 and is an event that is sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance which is North America’s leading commercial vehicle safety enforcement organization.

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