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Rick Marsh, a salesman for Southwest Grain, services anhydrous tanks Wednesday near an intersection in southwest Dickinson. Area officials are reminding drivers to slow down as more farmers haul the hazardous cargo around busy roads.

Watch out for anhydrous

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Officials say area farmers are transporting hazardous cargo this time of year, and motorists need to be extra cautious.

Not only are there more trucks using area roads as part of an ongoing oil boom, but farmers are now starting to transport anhydrous tanks, which is why drivers need to ease off the gas pedal, Dunn County Emergency Manager Denise Brew said.

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