Business, Safety

Learn to Leverage Technology and Data to Help Mitigate Your Risk

Learn to Leverage Technology and Data to Help Mitigate Your Risk

Program Aired: April 21, 2022. Managing compliance is critical in a landscape of nuclear verdicts and company-crushing audit violation penalties. 

April 21, 2022
Government, Business, Safety

Plaintiff Attorneys Often Use 'Reptile Theory' to Win Nuclear Trucking Jury Verdicts, Experts Say

Courtroom scene In trucking accident lawsuits, plaintiff attorneys use the tactic to turn attention away from the incident, and focus instead on a carrier’s safety practices and policies. (Pattanaphong Khuankaew/Getty Images)

In trucking accident lawsuits, the "reptile theory" is a method plaintiff lawyers have deployed in pursuit of so-called “nuclear” jury verdicts.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
January 19, 2021
Government, Business

Taking Aim at Nuclear Verdicts

No fleet wants to be the next one to make news for being on the wrong end of a multimillion dollar settlement. And, yet, the latest research from American Transportation Research Institute shows the numbers rising.

November 9, 2020
Government, Business

10 Actions You Can Take Today to Avoid Skyrocketing Insurance Premiums

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The start of 2020 has been chaotic to say the least. This is on top of rising insurance premiums and increased nuclear verdicts. While most fleets experience double-digit-percentage coverage increases, what can you do to lower – or maintain - your premiums, reduce your liabilities and protect your fleet?

May 14, 2020
Business, Equipment

Secur to Expand Railcar, Container Fleet for Nuclear Decommissioning Market

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Secur, a provider of transportation logistics as well as packaging, technical services and waste management, will invest in equipment assets to serve the nuclear power plant decommissioning market, according to the company.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
November 15, 2018

The Troubled, Covert Agency Responsible for Hauling the Nation’s Most Lethal Cargo

This truck hauls nukes. Photo by OST.

WASHINGTON — The unmarked 18-wheelers ply the nation’s interstates and two-lane highways, logging 3 million miles a year hauling the most lethal cargo there is: nuclear bombs.

Ralph Vartabedian and W.J. Hennigan | Tribune Washington Bureau
March 17, 2017