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Cargo theft incidents drop, value rises as food, home loads remain hot targets

| May 05, 2014

In the first three months of the year, 206 cargo thefts were reported in the U.S. with an average value per load of $207,982, according to FreightWatch International's quarterly theft report. Here's a breakdown of ...

‘Ice Road’ star charged with kidnapping Vegas prostitute ‘Snow White’

| April 21, 2014

Scam alert: Fake recruiter asking driver trainees for money

| April 21, 2014

The Commercial Vehicle Training Association relayed the following bulletin April 21: A scammer posing as a recruiter from Knight Transportation is getting names and numbers from driving schools and then is contacting drivers to offer ...

Massachusetts fleet owner gets fine, probation for bribing FMCSA inspector

| April 15, 2014

A Massachusetts trucking company owner has received one year’s probation and a $1,000 fine for bribing a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration inspector.

Pay-for-answer scheme in CDL tests busted in New York, 21 indicted

| April 09, 2014

New York has indicted twenty-one more people for involvement in a fraudulent Commercial Driver’s License test-taking scheme in which defendants allegedly paid as much as $4,000 for answers to CDL tests.

5 cargo theft prevention tips

| March 06, 2014

FreightWatch: Cargo theft numbers in 2013 hit all-time high again, threat of theft grows

| March 05, 2014

The number of cargo thefts recorded in 2013 tied 2012's all-time high of 951, according to an annual report, which also said that better organization and innovation by thieves continues to push the threat of ...

Falsifying logs, violating FMCSA shutdowns, hauling hazmat illegally: Trucking crime roundup

| February 11, 2014

Federal courts have taken action in recent weeks against several violators in the trucking industry, including cases of hauling explosives illegally and recklessly, evading shut down orders and falsifying logs.

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