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Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
The North American Truck Inspector Challenge takes place at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Highway Patrol is hosting law enforcement agencies from 46 states and six Canadian provinces as inspectors compete in the North American Truck Inspectors Challenge at the Salt Palace.

Truck inspectors work throughout North America to ensure the safe maintenance of commercial vehicles that transport passengers or cargo on our roadways.