NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A troubled trash company in New York City has gone out of business.
Sanitation Salvage has surrendered its license and has ceased all operations after being suspended.READ MORE: Fire Destroys Carteret, New Jersey Apartment Complex; Dozens Displaced
The private sanitation company had been declared a threat to the public after two deadly crashes on city streets.
The company also piled up a number of safety violations.READ MORE: Mayor De Blasio Urges Private Companies To Require COVID Vaccines For Employees
Last month, CBS2 reported on the NYPD’s crackdown on out-of-control garbage trucks from various private trash hauling businesses.
Drivers were caught running red lights, reversing down one way streets, speeding, and worse.MORE NEWS: Infant Girl, Mother Injured When Car Crashes Into Yonkers Store
With CBS2’s Marcia Kramer tagging along, cops handed out 47 summonses for serious violations in just a few hours on one October patrol.