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.

Government, Business, Safety

Opinion: Ag and Food Trucking and the U.S. Economy

April 18, 2007

Daily Briefings from Transport Topics

Transport Topics has partnered with Spoken Layer to make one-minute daily briefings available on all your smart devices. Simply say “Alexa, play Transport Topics” or “Okay Google, talk to Transport Topics” to get the day’s biggest trucking headlines.

Government, Business, Safety

Safety & Security Briefs — April 12 - April 18

April 18, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Letters to the Editor: Steering; Opening the Border

April 18, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Con-way’s First-Quarter Profit Falls

Con-way Inc.’s first-quarter income fell 29% as the company’s revenue declined, and the transportation firm lowered its 2007 earnings outlook.

April 17, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous

Truck Stops Concerned About Supplying Urea

April 16, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Technology Briefs — April 10 - April 16

April 16, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

EPA Should Delay OBD Rule, Groups Say

April 16, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous

IRS Says Fleets Face Sanctions

IRS officials told trucking executives that motor carriers must account properly for driver per-diem expenses or risk losing the tax-exempt status of the plans.

April 16, 2007
Business, Safety

Intermodal Traffic Falls Again

Rail and intermodal traffic declined last week compared with a year earlier, continuing a trend over the past month, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday.

April 12, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Exec Downplays Rail Takeovers

Norfolk Southern Corp. Chief Executive Officer Charles “Wick” Moorman told the Surface Transportation Board that buyout firms probably will not try to acquire major U.S. railroads because of opposition by rail management, Bloomberg reported.

April 12, 2007