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Driving a big rig and smoking marijuana is not only not smart, it can be deadly. The Department of Transportation (DOT) recently issued a notice that stated emphatically that federal law prohibits the use of marijuana by truckers and that the prohibition also applies in states that allow people to use it for recreational purposes.…

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Austin news station KXAN ran a story last night about truck drivers “dodging the scales” to avoid weigh stations and inspections. Texas has several permanent weigh stations operated by the Department of Public Safety. Unfortunately, truckers are becoming resourceful about ways to get around the inspection stations. The thing that really struck me in the…

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