Transportation businesses face a host of dynamic risk issues that can significantly impact their financial and operational health. The news in this category focuses on the latest safety and security initiatives, resources and regulations and addresses topics that include fleet safety, claims administration, driver hiring and retention, risk management and compliance.
Progressive Introduces Truck Roadside Assistance Coverage
Progressive Insurance launched a new roadside assistance coverage option for commercial heavy-duty trucks, the auto insurance company announced May 22.
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Lack of Truck Parking Alarms Pennsylvania Drivers
WASHINGTON, Pa. — Truckers nearing the end of their workday often seek out the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s New Stanton service plaza to park their rigs for the night. And find no spaces.
Road to NTDC Spotlight: Roland Bolduc, Part 2
In March and April, FedEx Express driver Roland Bolduc began gearing up for more state and National Truck Driving championships crowns. Here's the second in a series.
CVSA Inspectors Sideline 773 Vehicles
More than one of every 10 commercial vehicles inspected April 19 during a special one-day brake enforcement effort event were sidelined with bad brakes.May 26, 2023
Werner Appeal of $89.7 Million Verdict Denied
A Texas state court has denied an appeal by Werner Enterprises Inc. of an $89.7 million jury verdict in a case involving a 2014 fatal crash.May 25, 2023
North Carolina to Replace Key Alligator River Bridge
Design work is progressing on a project to convert the Alligator River Bridge from a two-lane swing to a fixed span bridge in a critical freight corridor on U.S. Route 64 in North Carolina.
Union Pacific Reaches Agreement on Engineers’ Work Schedule
OMAHA, Neb. — Engineers who operate trains for Union Pacific will soon have much more predictable schedules allowing them to plan when they are going to be off.
Truckstop Ramps Up Campaign to Combat Freight Fraud
Truckstop has ramped up a campaign aimed at combating trucking fraud through awareness and research.
Hair Drug-Testing Rule Could Be Finalized by Midsummer
Can the long wait be coming to an end for the Department of Health and Human Services to adopt a drug testing rule allowing the use of hair samples to drug-test drivers?May 24, 2023
House Panel Advances Truck Parking Bill
Legislation designed to expand parking facilities for truck drivers was easily advanced by the transportation panel in the U.S. House of Representatives.