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Arizona law enforcement uncovered over 3000 violations during 72 hour trucker inspection blitz


The Arizona Department of Public Safety released results from last week’s 72 hour trucker inspection blitz.

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck inspection effort took place May 14 through May 16.

During that 72 hour period Arizona law enforcement officers conducted more than 1000 CMV inspections, focusing on I-17 from McGuireville to Flagstaff and I-40 from Flagstaff to the Parks rest areas, in addition to ports of entry in northern Arizona.

Here are key takeaways from the Arizona Roadcheck results released May 22:

  • 1,093 inspections completed
  • 3,126 driver/vehicle examination report (DVER) violations discovered
  • 101 drivers placed out-of-service
  • 183 vehicles placed out-of-service
  • 73 citations issued
  • 2 people arrested on felony warrants

In Arizona, Roadcheck inspections were conducted by 94 troopers, officers, deputies, and inspectors from the AZDPS, the ADOT Enforcement and Compliance Division, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office, and the Buckeye Police Department.


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