Truckers Safe From Radiation: U.S. Border Officials
Truck drivers crossing through U.S. borders are totally safe from radiation exposure, say American border officials.
The question was raised by a B.C. viewer whose truck driver brother makes daily trips into Washington State and has his cargo X-rayed.
He was worried because at the Abbotsford border crossing the truck driver is not allowed to come out of the vehicle while it is being X-rayed.
Steele on Your Side took the question to American border officials, who said there is no danger of truck drivers – or any drivers – being exposed to undue radiation while crossing at the border. Read more here.
Date: June 25, 2012