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.
SAN ANTONIO — Rush Enterprises Inc. resumed its annual technician challenge as an in-person competition — with a first-time in-person competitor as grand champion — after a two-year hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a return to normal that was welcomed by the company’s leader.
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A winter storm that killed three people earlier this week has knocked out power in seven states and unleashed tornadoes near New Orleans.December 15, 2022
Virginia has $97.6 million in two new low-interest federal loans to improve safety and traffic flows along its rolling Interstate 81 that cuts through rural mountain areas in a main trucking route linking southern economic areas and northeast markets.December 15, 2022
Tornadoes have killed at least two people in Louisiana as a violent weather system moves across the U.S., spawning blizzards in the Great Plains that will be followed by a blast of the season’s coldest weather to the Midwest, Northeast and Texas.December 14, 2022
With extra holiday congestion at the El Paso border, Texas Department of Public Safety officers are conducting random enhanced inspections on commercial vehicles as they cross international ports of entry from Mexico into Texas to combat illegal activity.December 14, 2022
Replacing pavement at Otay Mesa land port of entry in California is the latest of 50 modernization projects the General Services Administration has embarked on using $3.4 billion in federal infrastructure funds.December 14, 2022
Earlier emergency orders have been extended in Georgia for supply chain and oversize permits and in Nebraska for driving hours hauling fuel.December 14, 2022
Grote Industries announced an expansion of its engineering design center and production facility in Apodaca, Mexico.December 12, 2022
The storm that drenched California, dropped snow by the foot across the Sierra Nevada and knocked out power to thousands is drifting east, threatening to bring tornadoes to some areas of the U.S. later this week.December 12, 2022