Motor Carrier Safety Inspection Detail

On March 13, 2019, the Plumstead Township Police Department hosted the Central Bucks County Motor Carrier Safety Enforcement Team, who conducted a detail in the township. The team is made up of one officer from the Buckingham, Central Bucks Regional, Doylestown Township, New Britain Township, Plumstead Township, Quakertown Borough and the Tinicum Township Police Departments. During the detail, officers inspected a total of 14 vehicles. During those inspections, officers observed 46 violations and placed 7 vehicles out of service for their violations; including one of the trucks which was 15,000lbs overweight.  Truck inspectors issued 17 citations as well as several warnings.