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AmWINS Transportation Underwriters Receives MGA Appointment for ‘A’ XV Rated Carrier to Underwrite Long Haul Truckers

Burlington, NC, 02/24/12 – AmWINS Transportation Underwriters is proud to be one of just five MGAs appointed with this ‘A’ XV rated carrier to underwrite this program, which targets above average for-hire truckers. Coverages available include Truckers Liability, Physical Damage, …

Oil Patch Trucks Being Inspected in North Dakota

Highway Patrol officers this week are conducting wide-scale truck inspections in northwest North Dakota and northeast Montana. Truck traffic has increased dramatically in the region because of booming oil activity. Officers are conducting safety inspections on commercial vehicles and drivers, …

Mexican Trucks Finally Allowed to Enter U.S. Under NAFTA

The first Mexican long-haul truck bound for the U.S. interior crossed at the international bridge at Laredo, Texas, Friday, carrying electronic equipment destined for suburban Dallas and fulfilling a controversial provision of the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement. Business …

1 in 4 Trucks in North Dakota Oil Country Unfit for Road

As many as one in four trucks driving in northwestern North Dakota’s booming oil country are unsafe enough to be put out of service, an inspection effort shows. The state Highway Patrol and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently …

Police, Courts Weigh-in on Traffic Cams in Nogales, Arizona

Nogales police are awaiting approval for traffic enforcement cameras at key intersections. Police Chief Jeffrey Kirkham tells the Nogales International the cameras are needed because of overloaded trucks barreling through town. More than 900 traffic infractions were recorded at eight …

Pennsylvania State Police Cite Nearly 800 Hazmat Trucks

Pennsylvania State Police say troopers issued nearly 800 citations for safety violations during a one-day enforcement effort targeting vehicles carrying hazardous materials. Acting Commissioner Frank Noonan says 790 citations were issued after troopers inspected 1,599 commercial vehicles on March 29. …