Commercial vehicles traveling in Northport Village will get a little extra scrutiny this summer.
Village Police Chief Ric
Bruckenthal said the idea is not to punish, but rather to make Northport’s streets safer — especially with trucks that can carry caustic pool materials or gasoline for lawn mowers.
“We’re not looking to hurt anybody — we’re looking to seek compliance,” he said Tuesday.
This summer will be the first time that the police department has invited the motor carrier safety section into Northport, Bruckenthal said.