NSP Finds 72 Safety Violations after Surprise Inspections in Seward County

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(Lincoln, NE) -- The Nebraska State Patrol Carrier Enforcement Division found 72 safety violations across 20 vehicle inspections after conducting random commercial vehicle inspections in Seward County.

The Metropolitan Aggressive and Prevention Selective (MAPS) Team conducted the inspection Wednesday, August 10th. The MAPS team put six of the vehicles out of service for bad brakes, tires, or other safety issues. One driver was placed out of service. Troopers with the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) placed stickers on 15 vehicles throughout the day, indicating the vehicles had no critical safety violations.

The surprise inspections focused on commercial vehicles that normally don't pass through weigh stations as part of their routes.

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