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Knight Transportation shooting victim, shooter identified

The station reports a disgruntled employee entered the building with a shotgun and killed a co-worker and injured another before shooting and killing himself.

Crime report: CDL schemes abound

Updates on court activity in three cases related to fraudulent CDL testing schemes.

Crime report: Trucking co. owners convicted of defrauding shippers, CDL testing scheme update

A couple with fly-by-night trucking companies has been found guilty of fraud charges, a few more people face criminal actions in a widespread NY CDL testing fraud scheme and updates ...

Crime report: Household goods carrier’s owners sentenced, DOT medical examiner indicted

The Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General recently announced court activity in four trucking-related crime investigations. Here’s a summary of what happened with each.

Cargo theft data from south of the border shows Mexican trucking industry hit hard by thieves

Cargo theft in the United States may be worrisome, with an average of more than two incidents per day nationally, according to FreightWatch International, but it's even worse in Mexico, ...
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Crime report: Couple arrested for illegal hazmat transport of infectious body parts, FMCSA-registered drug tester suspended

Latest crime reports from the DOT: Couple charged after illegally transporting human remains, FMCSA suspends driver drug tester and more.

FreightWatch: Cargo theft instances, value fell in 2015

FWI, in its annual report, recorded 204 thefts in 2015’s first quarter, 187 in the second quarter, 174 in the third quarter and 189 in the fourth quarter of the ...

Crime report: Fraudulent overweight state permits, illegal operation of a trucking company

An Ohio man has been charged with providing fraudulent overweight state permits, and a Massachusetts man has been charged with the illegal operation of a trucking company.

Crime report: CDL school owner, fraudulent HHG mover sentenced to prison

The Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General recently announced court activity in two trucking-related crime investigations. Here’s a summary of what happened with each.

Report on 2015 cargo theft trends shows top days, top states for cargo theft occurrence

Out of a total of 881 incidents of cargo theft in 2015, the estimated total value of stolen cargo was more than $175 million, according to CargoNet’s annual theft trend ...

Crime report: DOT fugitive captured, chem company pleads guilty to illegal transport of hazmat

The Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General recently announced court activity in two trucking-related crime investigations. Here’s a summary of what happened with each:

Crime roundup: Three sentenced in separate CDL testing schemes, moving company owner pleads guilty

The Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General recently announced court activity in four trucking-related crime investigations. Here’s a summary of what happened with each:

FreightWatch warns of increased cargo theft activity during Christmas, New Year’s weeks

FreightWatch International is encouraging shippers and carriers to reduce shipping delays as much as possible during the winter holiday season to help reduce cargo theft.

Crime report: Two more sentenced in N.Y. CDL scheme, FMCSA drug tester debarred

The Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General recently announced court activity in four trucking-related crime investigations. Here’s a summary of what happened with each:

Cargo thefts tend to increase during Thanksgiving week

Thanksgiving week over the last three years has seen thefts of $6 million in cargo, 44 semitractors and 51 semitrailers, according to crime analytics group CargoNet.