OPP to kick off Operation Corridor

OPP announcing plans to conduct what they are calling a "robust" Commercial Motor Vehicle enforcement campaign.

Operation Corridor comes as police release data on the number of transport truck related deaths on roads around the province.

So far this year there have been 25 fatal collisions involving a big rig, a 25 percent increase from the same time last year.

All toll, provincial police have been called out to just over 3,000 truck related crashes since January.

And they note in a large number of those crashes, the truck driver was at fault.