2019 Western Star

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Looks nice! Curious though. I thought commercial trucks could not have scanners in them? Again, curious and I am open to learning.

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Amateur Radio Operator I’ve never seen a special law for commercial drivers, never had an issue, just turn it off during an inspection


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Had scanners in my trucks for 17 years and not too much was ever said about them even during DOT inspections. I always had FCC license on lanyard in full view hanging from headache rack just to dissuade any questions. I can count on one hand the times my scanners were discussed with LEOs, and it was usually a pleasant conversation. If you don't start trouble there won't be any trouble.

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Had scanners in my trucks for 17 years and not too much was ever said about them even during DOT inspections. I always had FCC license on lanyard in full view hanging from headache rack just to dissuade any questions. I can count on one hand the times my scanners were discussed with LEOs, and it was usually a pleasant conversation. If you don't start trouble there won't be any trouble.

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Just to mention - those Western Stars have the best roomiest condos I have ever seen, even bigger I think than my old Freightliner Classic interior. The last 12 years I drove I was assigned a Freightliner Century class and the Western Star condo made mine look like a walk-in closet lol. But, mine was a company truck. My trucks and horsey trailer filled my driveway. I eventually had to have it redone as my big truck cracked the concrete lol

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