With the break in
the weather, the Indiana State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement
Division (CVED) has broken out its portable scales.
Those scales were
deployed on Monday and two overweight semis were taken out of service,
police, at 11:45 a.m. Trooper Nedal Nabhan spotted two “Michigan train”
semis within 30 minutes of each other westbound on U.S. Highway 20 at Dombey
Road in Portage.
Both appeared to be
overweight, given their pinched trailer tires, police said.
The semis were
stopped and weighed and each determined to be overweight and impounded,
Cejkov, 39, and Jovan Jofceski, 27, both of Portage, were issued citations
for overweight loads, police said.
Both were driving
for Great American Lines Inc. of Murrysville, Pa.
“CVED Troopers take
overweight violations very seriously,” police said.
drives has experienced dodging potholes. By focusing on overweight semis
they hope to decrease road damage to Indiana roadways due to their