A crazed bandit has you at bay and has your rig under his control. What should you do? Here are some pointers.
194 thefts were reported in the second quarter of 2013 — a 12 percent decline from the same quarter in 2012, but the average loss value rose 27 percent to more than $165,00.
In the quarter, 188 thefts were recorded, with an average loss value of $141,266 per load stolen.
In December, February and January, a total of 199 cargo thefts occurred, according to FreightWatch International.
As fleets, owners and drivers have responded to cargo theft's rise in recent years with more security and watch, cargo thefts in 2012 dropped in 2011, thought just slightly.
The problem of cargo theft has not improved much, if at all, in years now. Tyco Integrated Securities' 2012 cargo theft infographic illustrates the problem.
The Associated Press reports a stolen trailer of Corona went missing on or around Cinco de Mayo.
The Arrow Truck Sales 2012 Back on the Road winner is named, the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners is required, a woman's rescuer is named Goodyear's Highway Hero, cargo theft increases and other ...
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