Concentrated inspections at four locations on Oregon’s portion of Interstate 5 placed 26 percent of inspected drivers out of service.
A sheriff’s office near Portland, Ore., made 216 traffic stops and issued 163 citations during a recent two-day exercise on I-5.
ODOT placed 231 drivers out of service from more than 1,000 inspections from Oct. 17 through 22.
This compared with the 27 percent average for a similar exercise in July.
In July, 620 inspections resulted in placing 27 percent of drivers out of service for safety violations.
More than 780 violations were found during inspections, which focused on drivers’ logbooks and qualifications.
Beginning March 22, U.S. 101 in Oregon between mileposts 305.9 and 306.6 south of Port Orford will be restricted to loads no wider than 14 feet. Estimated completion date is May 15. For routing or permit ...
Beginning March 22, U.S. 101 in Oregon south of Port Orford will be restricted to loads no wider than 14 feet.
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