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Swerving truck driver on Oakville Street pulled over and faces charges

Swerving Truck Driver on Oakville Street Arrested and Facing Charges | in Halton

By Gene Pereira

Published on October 13, 2022 at 4:31 p.m.

A truck driver is facing charges after he was caught swerving down the road Thursday in Oakville. HRPS PICTURES

A truck driver caught swerving on an Oakville road is now off duty and facing charges.

Halton Regional Police Force. Marc Taraso observed the driver of the straight truck swerve Thursday (October 13) on Dundas Street.

Cst. Taraso says he noticed the driver was on his cell phone talking to someone while he was driving before pulling him over.

He performed a “Level 1” inspection and found that there was no pre-trip inspection on the truck or a commercial vehicle operator’s registration certificate.

The inspection also revealed an inoperative parking brake, the steer axle tire sidewall cut bead was exposed, and the Registered Gross Weight (RGW), which determines fees paid for truck license plates, was 500 kg overweight.

Cst. Taraso says the driver is facing “charges” and the truck is now “out of service”.

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