Second quarter cargo theft report: Loss value continues to climb as criminals ‘increase sophistication’
Between April and June, 179 cargo thefts were recorded in the U.S., per FreightWatch International. The average loss value per incident, however, rose 5.6 percent to $174,415. Here's a breakdown of the full report.
The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel hit its lowest point since July 2012 last week, as it fell seven-tenths of a cent to $3.814, according to the Department of Energy.
Per-mile rates on the spot market fell in August for the second straight month, as rates come down from the 5-month boom seen between February and June. Internet Truckstop released its monthly rate data Sept. ...
Pilot Flying J and the seven trucking companies who opted out of a 2013 class-action settlement with the company to sue it separately will meet Nov. 19 to negotiate a settlement.
Best of GATS: Pride & Polish champs, Most Beautiful crowning, biz strategy, software highlight 2014 show
The 2014 Great American Trucking Show was held last week and hosted the country's most prestigious show truck competition, equipment displays, educational seminars for owner-operators, live entertainment and more. Here's a rundown of some highlights. ...
Does driver pay correlate with safety? FMCSA announced Aug. 28 it hopes to find an answer to that question.
Federal appeals court deems FedEx drivers employees, not contractors in latest ‘classification’ case
A federal appeals court ruled this week that certain FedEx Ground drivers were wrongly classified as independent contractors and should have been classified as employees of the company.
A federal appeals court in New York this week ruled this month that carriers who lease trucks to drivers can be held liable for the actions of those drivers and are not protected by the ...
James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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