Skip to main content

Sask. police remove nearly 200 vehicles from roadways during mechanical safety campaign

(File photo) (File photo)

A recent safety inspection campaign removed 184 commercial vehicles from Saskatchewan roadways due to various mechanical issues.

From May 13 to May 16, inspectors with Saskatchewan’s Highway Patrol (SHP) and SGI conducted 332 vehicle checks at the Langham Weigh Scale.

Officials removed 103 vehicles from the road due to cargo securement and brake issues.

A total of 16 drivers due to exceeding hours-of-service limits, false records, license endorsements and drug impairment.

Additionally, 81 additional vehicles with mechanical defects which required immediate repair.

The province said that 148 trucks and 82 trailers passed inspection and received Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) stickers. Top Stories

Putin outlines his terms for truce with Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin promised Friday to "immediately" order a ceasefire in Ukraine and start negotiations if Kyiv began withdrawing troops from the four regions annexed by Moscow in 2022 and renounced plans to join NATO. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy rejected what he called an ultimatum by Putin to surrender more territory.

Stay Connected