Email Sign-Up
Sign up for A-Mail to receive news and updates.
Click here >>

Albemarle County Newsroom


Albemarle County Police Share Results of Operation Air Brake Safety

In an effort to keep the roads safe, the Albemarle County Police Department Motor Carrier Safety Unit participated in a national campaign, Operation Air Brake Safety.  The campaign focused on motor carrier safety with a special focus on proper brake adjustment standards.  Officers conducted multiple inspections from September 10 to September 14. 

As a result of that effort, 79 violations were discovered during 19 total inspections.  There was an average of nearly five violations per inspection.  Five vehicles were placed out of service and one driver was placed out of service. 

Our traffic unit will continue to focus on motor carrier safety on a weekly basis as well as following other targeted safety programs mandated by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance.  The next special initiative will be from October 14 to October 20 for Operation Safe Driver Week.

Return to Newsroom

Featured Events
Jack Jouett & Rio District FY 2019 Budget Meeting
3/13/2018, 6:00 PM
Planning Commission Meeting - CANCELLED
3/13/2018, 6:00 PM
Lane Auditorium (COB)
Board of Supervisors Night Meeting
3/14/2018, 6:00 PM
Lane Auditorium (COB)
White Hall District Town Hall Meeting
3/15/2018, 7:00 PM
5th & Avon Community Advisory Committee
3/15/2018, 6:00 PM
Places29-North Community Advisory Committee
3/15/2018, 6:00 PM
Solid Waste Alternatives Advisory Committee (SWAAC) Sub-committee Meeting
3/15/2018, 7:30 PM
Chris Green (COB Room 246)

View All >>
Links of Interest