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Truckers helping prevent terrorism on highways

That trucker in the rearview mirror this summer travel season may be pulling double duty, making a delivery run while also helping keep watch against further domestic terror attacks. Your bus driver or the woman holding the “Slow” sign as part of a state road crew also may be part of a national network looking for suspicious activity along various arteries of the nation’s transportation system. They’re all part of Highway Watch, a federally-funded Homeland Security program that recruits those most familiar with highways and byways to look for the out-of-place or unusual. Their vigilance has already provided one high-profile success — the capture of Washington-area sniper suspects with help from a Highway Watch trucker. Full Story

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