Schneiderman Settles With UPS Over Trucks in Disrepair

March 7, 2011: Attorney General Eric Schneiderman today announced a $1.3 million settlement with United Parcel Service, Inc. dealing with allegations that their delivery trucks are in “serious despair” but knowingly permitted on the roads in New York.

Under the agreement, UPS paid $1.3 million in penalties, fines and costs, and agreed to have an independent inspector conduct vehicle inspections of UPS trucks in New York for the next five years.

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