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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The trucking industry, supported by the federal government, is warning that a Maine law on tobacco sales could lead to conflicting state regulations that Congress meant to pre-empt when it deregulated motor transportation, the New York Times reported Thursday.November 29, 2007
New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine (D) can keep private a report studying how the state can increase tolls on some of the nation’s busiest highways, a state judge ruled, the Associated Press reported.November 28, 2007
Four of Canada’s western provinces and territories have failed to implement new federal hours-of-service rules, while a fifth has delayed enforcement of them until the end of the year.November 28, 2007
Forward Air Corp. said it has entered into an agreement to acquire certain assets of Black Hawk Freight Services, a privately held provider of transportation services headquartered in Milan, Ill.November 27, 2007
Transport Topics Online will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Please check back on Monday, Dec. 1, for the latest trucking and freight transportation news.November 26, 2007