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Police Weigh in on Trucks on Easton Roads

EASTON, Conn. – Police cited 24 truck violations Monday during a selective enforcement program on Routes 58, 59 and 136 as well as on other town roads. About $3,275 was collected in fines for violations, including one overweight truck.

Seven Easton police officers, with help from the Connecticut State Police Eastern Division Traffic Unit, began stopping trucks shortly after 7 a.m.

The State Police set up portable scales at Easton Country Day School on Morehouse Road. Trucks were weighed and checked for mechanical, equipment and driver violations. A total of three trucks were taken out of service, and one driver was removed from service for operating under suspension.

Easton patrol officers will continue the truck violation enforcement program. Additional selective enforcement programs will be scheduled with the State Police Traffic Unit.

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