Truck Team Continues to Cite Drivers With Unsecured Loads

Aug. 15, 2014–The Massachusetts State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section (CVES) continues to target truck drivers and contractors who are not securing their loads as required by law. The two photos below are trucks stopped yesterday afternoon, their drivers each cited for unsecured loads. The truck in the top photo was stopped on Route 93…

Essex County Sobriety Checkpoint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 15, 2014 CONTACT: State Police Office of Media Relations Daytime:7am.-11pm.. (508) 820-2623 Nights & Weekends: (508) 820-2121   STATE POLICE SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT   Colonel Timothy P. Alben, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, announced that a “Sobriety Checkpoint” will be implemented by the Massachusetts State Police on a Public Way in…

Man Seriously Injured in Route 93 Rollover

A Tewksbury man suffered serious injuries early this morning when the van he was driving rolled over on the northbound side of Route 93 in Stoneham. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Peter Bien-Aime indicates that the 29-year-old man was operating a 2008 Ford Ecovan in the left travel lane when he lost control of the vehicle.…

Hampden County Sobriety Checkpoint

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   August 15, 2014 CONTACT: State Police Office of Media Relations Weekdays: 7 a.m.-11 p.m.(508) 820-2623 Overnights/Weekends:(508) 820-2121 STATE POLICE SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT   Colonel Timothy P. Alben, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, announced that a “Sobriety Checkpoint” will be implemented by the Massachusetts State Police on a Public Way in the…

State Police Investigate Fatal Four Car Crash in Athol

Massachusetts State Police Media Release – 08142014 – State Police Investigate Fatal Four Car Crash in Athol   This afternoon at approximately 3:00 p.m., troopers from the Athol Barracks and the C-Troop Community Action Team (CAT Team) responded to the report of a head-on collision on Rt.2 in the vicinity of Exit 17 in Athol.   Initial investigation indicates…

MSP Truck Team Targets Unsecured Cargo

The Massachusetts State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section (CVES) last week conducted a statewide cargo securement operation, focusing on small dump trucks and contractor vehicles with unsecured loads. During the one-day operation, CVES troopers stopped 123 trucks and took 91 of them out of service for unsecured cargo. Troopers issued a total of $12,280 in…