During a recent one-day inspection effort, New Hampshire State Police placed 22 trucks and seven drivers out of service for a variety of safety violations. Troopers also issued 20 Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance decals to trucks that passed Level I inspections successfully.
According to a statement from the NHSP, Troopers inspected 111 commercial vehicles on Nov. 5 and identified 232 violations, some of which led to trucks or drivers being placed out of service.
The NHSP said 22 vehicles were placed out of service for:
- defective braking systems
- defective tires
- exceeding the weight allowed on a tire by the tire manufacturer’s standards
- failing to properly secure vehicle loads
- defective suspension systems
- leaking fuel systems
The seven drivers placed out of service had violations for:
- driving a CDL class vehicle without a CDL license
- driving on a suspended CDL license or not having the proper class of CDL license
- driving a commercial motor vehicle without wearing required corrective lenses
- not possessing a valid medical certificate as required
- and driving a commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce while under the age of 21