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A dispatcher sends out one of his drivers on a daily run that will take his truck to the other side of the county and back. The thought of a roadside inspection never enters the dispatcher’s mindbecause the truck driver will never get on the interstate. That means no weigh stations, no inspection stations, and very few worries. Does that mean the truck driver does not need to do a thorough pre-trip inspection? Absolutely not.

Roadside inspections carried out by police officers and DOT inspectors serve a purpose. They are intended to identify truck drivers and carriers who are not …