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Armored car industry leaves workers unprotected

A lack of industry regulation, jurisdictional confusion at the federal level and trucks in bad conditions leave armored car drivers unprotected, The Texas Observer reports. The Bureau of Labor statistics reports an average of four deaths in the armored car industry per year, but experts say they have yet to see a figure on fatalities they trust because the industry remains unregulated and not even a commercial driver’s license is needed to drive an armored car.

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