Re-evaluating transportation risks required

While collisions remain the number one risk in the transportation industry in terms of insurance claims, it’s actually been on the decline for several years now in the face of vastly improved vehicle safety technology, driver training, stricter regulatory codes, and other factors, according to research conducted by the Travelers insurance company. By contrast, the risk…

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ATA chief sees move to natural gas, better days ahead for trucking

Bill Graves, American Trucking Assns. president & CEO, is optimistic about the future of trucking and predicts that the increased use of natural gas as truck fuel will bring major changes to the industry. However, the former two-term Kansas governor expressed concern over the apparent inability of Congress to agree on a transportation bill and…

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