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Industry crime roundup: Bond fraud, illegal hazmat transport, falsified logbooks

In recent weeks, several federal courts have taken legal action against carriers or other companies for various crimes, including a broker bond company who defrauded carriers, a Florida carrier illegally ...

Free MRAPs a sign of the times for military truck builders

With Iraq pretty much over with and Afghanistan hopefully winding down soon, the U.S. military has announced its giving away – free – 13,000 used military trucks. The catch, they’re ...

Leaders in decade-long cargo theft ring indicted in Missouri, trial set for next month

Several Kansas City area men accused of stealing nearly $1 million in trucks, trailers and cargo over more than a decade will begin trial Feb. 18.

Cargo theft report: Number of thefts drops while value loss per load increases

The number of cargo thefts recorded in the rolling quarter between September and November was 222 — an 8 percent jump from the prior quarter (June-August), but a small decrease ...
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Cargo theft incidents drop Aug.-Oct. while value per load shoots

The number of cargo thefts in the U.S. from August to October fell 9 percent from the previous rolling quarter to 212, but the average value lost per load was ...

Trucking co. owner pleads guilty in FMCSA bribery attempt

A Massachusetts trucking company owner has agreed to plead guilty to attempting to bribe a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration investigator.

Cargo theft numbers up as food, electronics remain targeted

The number of cargo theft incidents in the third quarter of this year rose 15 percent of the second quarter of 2013, while the average value per stolen load dropped ...