Rep. Bob Clement (D-TN) says lawmakers
will take a hard look at tightening security in the trucking industry because
trucks are prime targets for terrorists. Clement says tougher inspections
of tanker trucks and more thorough background checks of truckers are probably
"I can foresee a lot of changes
because in the past, what we've been worried about are accidents. The
problem now is deliberate acts, not accidents, but blatant acts of terrorism,"
Clement told WKRN News in Nashville.
--Land Line staff