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North Bay police concerned with vehicles carrying logs
OPP receiving numerous complaints regarding commercial vehicles carrying logs in the North Bay area.
SUDBURY -- OPP in North Bay are looking into numerous complaints of commercial motor vehicles carrying logs in the area. The complaints included: unsafe loads, collisions and fail to share roadway. On Mar. 2, officers located several 8 foot oversized maple logs, on and near the road, on Highway 63.
The OPP has initiated a focused patrol and investigation in conjunction with the Ministry of Transportation. The goal is to increase awareness and ensure highway safety for everyone using area roads.
"These offences are concerning for police as they pose a significant risk to public safety," said Staff Sergeant Bill McMullen, Detachment Commander of the North Bay OPP.
Police are asking anyone with information regarding this issue to contact the North Bay OPP at (705) 495-3878 or toll free at 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can also submit information online at www.nearnorthcrimestoppers.com.