Big rig driver faces charges after several driving complaints to police
A transport truck driver and his employer both face charges after a reports of a transport driving erratically on Highway in the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands.
Leeds OPP said officers responded to multiple reports of a big rig driving dangerously on the eastbound 401 around 7:30 a.m. Monday.
Officers pulled the transport over near Brockville and after an investigation, police said the man was charged with numerous offences under the Highway Traffic Act.
The 67-year-old man from Etobicoke, Ontario faces five charges including careless driving, failing to show a license, failing to maintain a daily log or provide it to officers and failure to complete a daily inspection report.
Police said the unnamed company has also been charged with permitting a person to drive a commercial vehicle against regulations and failure to monitor driver's compliance.