Trooper in a Truck- Indiana State troopers ride in semis to enforce safe driving

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SELLERSBURG, Ind. (WAVE) - Officers with the Indiana State Police volition beryllium partnering with semi motortruck drivers to observe postulation violations and enforce harmless driving practices.

Sgt. Carey Huls with the Sellersburg District of ISP said their station and 3 different districts volition beryllium participating successful this initiative, Lowell, Toll Road, and Indianapolis.

On Wednesday, officers volition thrust with Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers and volition patrol successful the semi, observing violations and calling them retired to adjacent officers for reinforcement.

Huls said enforcement absorption volition beryllium connected violations of the state hands-free law, which went into effect July 1 of past year, successful summation to rider vehicles driving unsafely adjacent semi trucks, seatbelt violations, and different wide postulation violations.

“The Indiana Motor Truck Association and its subordinate carriers are partnering with ISP successful this endeavor by providing the trucks and drivers”, Major Jon Smithers, ISP CVED Commander said successful a release.  “The IMTA and CVED person agelong had a beardown and mutually supportive narration arsenic improving road information is simply a shared goal.  The IMTA and its members person agelong been starring advocates for the implementation and enforcement of a beardown and effectual hands-free instrumentality and are passionate astir educating our citizens astir the dangers of distracted driving.”

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