COLUMBUS, OHIO (July 10, 2018) — During the summer season, thousands of travelers visiting family and friends depend on Ohio’s network of highways to get to their destination safely. In fact, Ohio has the nation's fourth largest interstate system with over 8,000 lane miles
As an increasing number of motorists often share the road with commercial motor vehicles (CMVs), the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) offers these safe driving tips to help ensure safe operation and arrival at your destination.
Motor carrier companies that transport commerce and operate in Ohio must remain in compliance with all federal and state safety regulations that are administered by the PUCO, Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The PUCO and the Ohio State Highway Patrol regularly perform thorough inspections of commercial vehicles and professional drivers to ensure Ohio highways remain safe for drivers. The PUCO wants to help motor carriers and drivers understand and practice safe driving procedures to ensure a safe travel season.
For more information on motor carrier safety, contact the PUCO at (800) 686-PUCO (7826) or visit the motor carrier industry section of www.PUCO.ohio.gov.
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) is the sole agency charged with regulating public utility service. The role of the PUCO is to assure all residential, business and industrial consumers have access to adequate, safe and reliable utility services at fair prices while facilitating an environment that provides competitive choices. Consumers with utility-related questions or concerns can call the PUCO Call Center at (800) 686-PUCO (7826) and speak with a representative.
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