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9 December 2020

PRESS RELEASE - Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Operations Nets 47 Citations

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On Tuesday, December 20, 2020, the Seal Beach Police
Department’s Traffic Bureau, along with law enforcement officers from the Culver City,
Irvine, Rialto, Anaheim, Huntington Beach, and Cypress Police Departments, along with
the California Highway Patrol and Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, conducted a
commercial vehicle enforcement checkpoint from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This joint
operation took place on Seal Beach Boulevard between Saint Andrews Drive and
Golden Rain Road.

A total of 61 commercial trucks were inspected with 47 citations issued. Four vehicles
were placed out of service for various violations and two vehicles were impounded.
Those violations cited involved improper or expired registration and insurance, driver
licenses, hazardous materials, brakes, lighting, load securement, and axle restrictions.

These operations help to ensure drivers operating a commercial vehicle with a gross
weight of 10,001 pounds or more are in compliance with provisions of the California
Vehicle Code (CVC), Title 13 California Code of Regulations (13 CCR), Title 49 Code of
Federal Regulations (49 CFR), as well as other statues and regulations relating to the
safe and lawful operation of commercial vehicles in Seal Beach and surrounding areas.


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