The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) reports an accelerating increase of cargo thefts since the beginning of this year. To read the article please click on the link below in order to get a direct link to the TAPA homepage.
To get a better grip of how a flat tire affects a fleet’s productivity and profitability, Fleet Financials, a sister publication of Modern Tire Dealer, conducted its first-ever flat tire survey with fleet managers.
According to the district court of the city of Arnsberg, Germany, a truck owner has to pay 100% of the damages caused to other vehicles by loose parts lying on the highway after a tire burst. The defendent has argued before that he could only be partly responsable because following drivers could have seen the parts lying on the street. The court disagreed with this.