Exemplary Police Work #10

Garbage stinks. Garbage cans stink. Garbage trucks stink. Garbage transfer stations stink. Garbage landfills stink. From the onset of humans creating waste to its final disposal underground for millennia to come, garbage stinks. You know what else stinks? The complexity of truck laws surrounding garbage weights. The article this week will tell the recent tale of an exemplary truck officer who made a mistake with garbage laws and how he cleaned up the mess.

Garbage is a political term. Like many parts of truck law, the waste industry has lobbyists who have fought for exemptions in the law to give them higher weight limits than other trucks of similar configuration. When there is deviati