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Cops crack down on commercial traffic law violations

On Thursday, June 23, between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. the Shelter Island Police Department, along with New York State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement units, conducted a “commercial vehicle traffic safety checkpoint at two locations on Shelter Island,” Det. Sgt.Jack Thilberg reported. 

According to the Police Department, the checkpoints resulted in the following enforcement actions:

 • 50 NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law violation summonses issued

96 Documented Commercial Motor Vehicle violations entered as a result of 33 Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Inspections having been conducted

10 Commercial Motor Vehicles taken out of service

Five Drivers Taken out of Service, Out of Class Operation.