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Cargo theft incidents, value jump in rolling three-month period

| September 24, 2013

The total number of cargo thefts between June and August rose 5 percent to 202, while the value per load lost increased 9 percent to $166,454.

Feds arrest former USA Dry Van Trucking executives

| September 06, 2013

Federal officials have arrested three men who formerly held top-ranking positions at USA Dry Van Logistics for alleged involvement in a $26 million fraud scheme.

Fraudulent letter being sent to carriers, agency says

| August 08, 2013

Fraudulent letters claiming to be sent by the U.S. Department of Transportation are being sent to motor carriers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration says.

Cargo thefts fall, but value increases

| July 22, 2013

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.

‘Trucker spy’ shooter sentenced

| July 19, 2013

The shooter's owner-operator target, Bruce Johnston, speaks on the long saga of the shooter's conviction and sentencing, which includes time served in a Tennessee work house and a long probationary period.

Where’s Jimmy Hoffa? Investigators digging up a Mich. field in search

| June 17, 2013

VIDEO: ‘Trucker spy’ target tells the story of the shooting

| June 06, 2013

Bruce Johnston of Chattanooga, Tenn., was targeted in an on-highway shooting prompted by road rage in 2010. Following the trial's May 2013 end, Johnston finally told his side of the story.

Repeat out-of-service violator indicted in federal court

| May 30, 2013

A federal court has indicted a trucking company owner who repeatedly violated an imminent hazard operations out-of-service order.

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