Guess those answers on how to patch holes in a bee net went unheeded.... Another load out of Florida just about to the almonds and he's out of diesel and out of water. Bad combo. Plan the fuel stops at night dude...... That's after its dark for the uninitiated!!!!!!
Self regulation is key in this matter. Acting in a less than responsible manner will invite extensive state and federal regulation, associated inspections and resultant headaches and added cost for the for the beekeepers.
A very bad thing happened in Pheonix, far more sever that the economic loss to the fueling station. The driver receiving the 20 stings, no doubt, suffered for days and may not have been able to deliver his truck load of goods. Individuals reading the story will have whatever unrealistic fears harbored previously, redoubled.
A substantial number of people in local communities now have a fear of roving trucks of "killer bees" on the highway.
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