dangerous cargo


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dangerous cargo

Cargo which, because of its dangerous properties, is subject to special regulations for its transport.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The ban applies to motorways and major thoroughfares, the only exception being made for vehicles transporting some food products, live animals, or dangerous cargo.
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Never mind that the railroad industry has worked behind the scenes to prevent public disclosure of the shipment of hazardous materials, the re-routing of dangerous cargo around major cities, and safety upgrades to oil tank cars.
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