A Thought on Autonomous Trucks

According to this article, Banker believes that autonomous trucks are on their way; it is just a matter of when they will arrive fully to the scene. One way to speed up this process is if “states and the federal government invest infrastructure to promote their development,” says Banker. He sees it more as a political holdup, than a technological one. There will be tension surrounding the topic, seeing as a rise in autonomous trucking means a drop in trucking jobs for real people.


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Freight Claims in Plain English 4th Edition: “Beginnings and Ending of Carrier Liability”

Freight Claims in Plain English (Edited by Brent Wm. Primus, J.D.) is a great resource to expand upon your existing knowledge of freight claims and their occurrence in transportation law.  Reading this book will give you great insight into different types of claims and carriers, and clarify some of the complexities in the evolution of freight claims. 

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Cargo Thefts Drop in Second Quarter

Stinson reported in his article that cargo theft has fallen 14% during the second quarter of this year.  Even though this drop in theft is a positive thing, there was still a large financial burden from the amount of cargo theft that still occurred. 

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Juliette Koepke
Freight Claims in Plain English 4th Edition: “Common Carrier Liability”

Freight Claims in Plain English (4th Edition) is an important and useful tool for all of those involved with transportation law and logistics--and is an informational read for those interested in learning more about the subject matter. Here are some key points from the article that introduces the topics discussed in chapter three of this must-read book, “Common Carrier Liability”.

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