Conn. officials crack down on truck drivers for 'Roadcheck 2011'

The state Department of Motor Vehicles and state troopers will be checking tractor-trailers at local weigh stations for the next three days.

They will also be inspecting coach buses at Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods casinos.

The crackdown is a part of the "Roadcheck 2011" campaign. Connecticut officials say the idea here is to send a message to truck company operators that safety is a top priority in the state.

They say they'll be looking at everything from tires and brakes to whether a driver looks tired.

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