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.
By Sarah Godfrey, Staff Reporter
This story appears in the June 11 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today.June 13, 2007
Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Tim Murray (D) will open a safety presentation Friday to be given by American Trucking Associations’ Share the Road program.June 13, 2007
Stronger fuel-economy rules stand their best chance in years of passing Congress, amid heightened concern about gas prices and global warming, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday.June 12, 2007
The Transportation Department said Monday it has published additional details on safety standards and inspection program in place for its cross-border trucking demonstration program.June 11, 2007
Trucking executive Patrick Quinn proposed building a system of dedicated truck-only lanes to streamline freight movement and the idea has been “well received” by members of a U.S. commission.June 11, 2007
Exports of heavy trucks built in North America have risen to 35% of overall output this year, while domestic sales have plunged, analysts and manufacturers said.June 11, 2007
Key House leaders gave faint praise to plans for public-private transportation projects, but warned states that such deals should preserve the public’s interest by avoiding price-gouging and restrictions on competing roadways.June 11, 2007
I believe the Transportation Intermediaries Association should solve the problem of “double-brokering” before trying to convince regulators to allow third-party logistics providers to join the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism.June 8, 2007
Technology firm PHH Arval said it developed a new service to help fleets analyze the performance of new drivers.
This Opinion piece appears in the June 4 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today.June 8, 2007