Security measures at the Canada-U.S. border introduced since 9/11 have not slowed the flow of goods into the United States but have added to costs for Canadian companies, according to new report, the Ottawa Citizen newspaper reported.June 5, 2007
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.
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Rollover StatsJune 6, 2007
The economy’s service sector growth rate improved in May to the highest level in a year, the Institute for Supply Management said Tuesday.June 5, 2007
Averitt Express will use the global locating system trailer tracking technology made by trucking technology firm SkyBitz.June 5, 2007
Mack Trucks introduced a new in-cabin power system as an option, joining several other truck manufacturers — including International, Kenworth and Peterbilt — in offering built-in units to limit idling.June 4, 2007
The California Trucking Association opposes regulations that would allow only newer, lower-emission trucks access to marine terminals, the Fresno Bee newspaper reported.June 4, 2007
The California Highway Patrol said it revoked the hazardous materials transportation license of Sabek Transportation, the company that owned the tanker truck involved in a collision that destroyed portions of a major interstate highway near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.June 4, 2007
Fatalities in large-truck-involved crashes fell an estimated 3.7% in 2006 to 5,018, the lowest number of deaths since 2002.June 4, 2007
President Bush last week signed legislation effectively stalling a pilot program aimed at permitting trucks from Mexico to deliver goods in the United States.June 4, 2007
Surface trade among the United States, Canada and Mexico was 2.3% higher in March than in a year ago and reached the highest monthly level ever recorded, the Department of Transportation said.June 1, 2007