Safety

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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.

Business, Safety, Government

ISM Services Index Gains

The Institute for Supply Management’s services index rose to 56 in April from 52.4 in March, ISM said Thursday.

Transport Topics
May 3, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

Productivity Rises in First Quarter

First-quarter U.S. worker productivity rose 1.7%, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
May 3, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Patriot’s 2Q Income Gains

Patriot Transportation Holding said its net income rose to $2.6 million or 83 cents a share for its fiscal second quarter, from $1.7 million or 56 cents a year earlier.

Transport Topics
May 2, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Letters to the Editor: SafeStat, Corrosion Issues

These letters appear in the April 30 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today.

SafeStat Rebuked

May 2, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Safety & Security Briefs — April 26 - May 2

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May 2, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Total Settles Exel Suit for $10 Million

Exel Transportation Services said it had settled its suit again Total Transportation Services, with Total paying Exel $10 million after Exel alleged unlawful access to trade secrets and other confidential and proprietary information.

Transport Topics
May 2, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

FMCSA’s Recorder Proposal Draws Concern, Criticism

By Sean McNally, Senior Reporter

This story appears in the April 30 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today.

May 2, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

DOT Delays Mexican-Trucks Program

U.S. DOT

The Department of Transportation said it will delay its plan to allow Mexican trucks into the United States until U.S. trucks are allowed into Mexico, and that it will take public comments on the program this month.

Transport Topics
May 1, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Truckers Find Rest Stops in Short Supply, Journal Says

Truckers around the country are having difficulty finding rest stops at which to park, and parking spots close to cities are especially hard to find, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

Transport Topics
May 1, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

April ISM Factory Index Gains

The Institute for Supply Management’s April manufacturing index rose at the fastest pace in almost a year, ISM said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
May 1, 2007

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