crime

Truck driver shot on I-94 outside Chicago, police searching for gunman

A truck driver was shot in the leg while driving on Interstate 94 in Chicago Wednesday night, according to reports from local media.

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Arizona DOT warns of online DMV fraud

The Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division has issued a warning to Arizona-licensed operators over fraudulent websites offering services such as Arizona driver licenses, IDs and vehicle titles and registration.

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Trucking rap sheet: FMCSA drug testing firm shut down, CDL third-party tester convicted

Several trucking-related crimes were announced by the Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General this week.

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Cargo theft warnings issued for Labor Day weekend

The threat for cargo theft is greater than normal this weekend, cargo theft prevention firms warn.

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Michigan woman allegedly stealing from truckers at truck stops

The Washtenaw County Sherriff’s office near Ann Arbor, Michigan is warning truckers that a woman has been sneaking into truck cabs and stealing items while the drivers are asleep inside.

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Crime report: Trucker sentenced for transporting minor in prostitution case, another CDL scheme busted

A trucker has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for transporting a minor, as part of a prostitution ring, across state lines, and another scheme to sell Class A CDLs to unqualified operators has been busted.

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Cargo theft numbers up in second quarter, CargoNet says

CargoNet reported this week that more than $19.5 million in truck freight was stolen in the second quarter — an $8 million increase from the same period last year.

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Cargo theft update: Number of thefts and value of thefts fall in second quarter

The average loss value per cargo theft incident in the second quarter of 2015 dropped 27 percent from the first quarter of 2015 to $189,307, while the number of thefts fell 11 percent from the first quarter, according to the quarterly cargo theft trends report from FreightWatch International.

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Trucking rap sheet: Driver pleads guilty to threatening FMCSA rep, latest on CDL test scheme bust

A truck driver who was accused this year of making threats to an FMCSA employee has pleaded guilty to the charges, among other trucking related crime updates announced this week.

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Two cargo theft rings busted in recent weeks

Law enforcement officials across the U.S. have been busy cracking down on cargo theft rings of late, and two theft rings have been busted this month – one in the Midwest and one in Florida.

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