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It’s no mystery why young people don’t want to be truck drivers

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A driver could face felony charges in Washington State for not cleaning zebra mussels off a boat he was hauling. Felony charges? How many other “civilians” can land in that kind of hot water for failing to be 100% diligent 100% of the time?

Felony crimes are nasty crimes: murder, armed robbery, grand larceny, drug trafficking … and apparently failing to clean mussels from boats. The State of Washington is, rightly, working hard to prevent a zebra mussel infestation. One of the chief ways of inviting an infestation is to allow contaminated boats into uncontaminated waters. The waters won’t stay that way for long.

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