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Roadcheck 2015 Yields Historically Low Out-Of-Service Rate

Each June the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance holds a 72 hour enforcement and safety outreach event across the U.S. Approximately 10,000 CVSA-certified local, state, provincial and federal inspectors in jurisdictions across North America perform truck and bus inspections.

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Federal Appeals Court Denies Request To Postpone Bond Enforcement

A federal appeals court denied a request to postpone enforcement of a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration rules that would increase to $75,000 from $10,000 the minimum amount of a surety bond the business must carry.

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Cargo Theft Up 5% Over Last Quarter

Cargo thefts in the U.S. have increased by 5 percent and the average loss value has increased by 9 percent during the past three months, according to FreightWatch International data.

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US Employers Hiring Less Than Expected

U.S. employers added 169,000 jobs in August and many fewer in July than previously thought. The Labor Department recently said that the unemployment rate dropped to 7.3 percent, the lowest in nearly five years.

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Trucks Transported 60.8% Of Freight Between U.S. And NAFTA Partners

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics of the U.S. Department of Transportation released May North American Free Trade Agreement freight numbers showing that trucks carried 60.8% of the $98.6 billion of freight moved in May 2013 between the United States and its NAFTA partners, Canada and Mexico.

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