Press release:Over 80 citations issued during Motor Transportation Police Enforcement Operation

This past week (March 4-6) the New Mexico Motor Transportation Police conducted a three day size and weight enforcement operation at the San Jon Port of Entry in Quay County.

During this operation they conducted 263 commercial vehicle safety inspections and issued 86 citations. Of the commercial vehicles and drivers that were inspected, 47 commercial vehicles and 14 drivers were removed from our highways due to serious safety violations.

In addition to the enforcement efforts they arrested one person on an outstanding bench warrant.

These types of special operations will continue throughout the state in an effort to ensure the safe and legal operation of commercial motor vehicles in the State of New Mexico.

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