A West Branch Post motor carrier officer was on patrol on M-55 west of town when he observed a log truck/trailer combination traveling with no registration plate on the trailer . The officer made a traffic stop of the vehicle and determined the vehicle was overweight. A citation with a maximum fine amount of $3,105 was issued. In addition, the officer determined the vehicle had bad brakes, loose U-bolts and suspension problems, which resulted in out-of-service violations and related citations.
Commercial Vehicle Violations – March 17, 2010