Unsafe Vehicles And Unlicensed Drivers Caught
IMMOKALEE, FL -- The Florida Highway Patrol conducted an enforcement action on State Road 29 between LaBelle and Immokalee Wednesday afternoon. The FHP dispatched 11 troopers after a tip was received about unsafe migrant farm worker transportation in the rural area of Collier county.
Six vehicles were stopped for various violations and inspections were conducted on the vehicles. The FHP says they found in a box truck carrying nine passengers with no seats and very little ventilation. Another driver was cited for driving without a license. The information obtained about the migrant transport action was sent to the U.S. Department of Agriculture which regulates migrant transportation.