OPP detachments in Eastern Ontario and across the province have launched a blitz targeting transport trucks.

The OPP says it will be holding its annual Operation Corridor Campaign today and tomorrow.

Highway Safety Division Sergeant Kerry Schmidt says officers will doing full inspections of transport trucks to make sure they are safe.

Between 2014 and 2017, 344 collisions on Ontario’s roads involved defective transport trucks, six of which were fatal. Schmidt says a collision with a transport truck can be devastating, especially if it involves a smaller vehicle.