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August 31, 2017

Trucking Ready for Harvey Recovery, Spot Market Data Suggests

Noel Perry with FTR and Truckstop.com explores what spot freight data can tell us about Hurricane Harvey’s impact to the trucking industry, examining how the market is predicting conditions on the ground.

August 29, 2017

Harvey Damage Raises Fuel Prices, Lowers Oil Prices

As a result of the flood damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, fuel prices are rising across the country – but curiously, crude oil prices have dropped at the same time.

August 28, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Could Disrupt Trucking for Some Time

Hurricane Harvey, whose heavy rains brought devastating flooding to Houston and much of south Texas, may yet cause more trouble for the region-- the National Weather Service predicting an additional 25 inches of rain through the end of the week in certain areas.

August 10, 2017

W.Va. Utility Moves to Facility with More Space for Fleet

Mon Power (W.Va.) has moved to a new service center with more enclosed space for its fleet after a 2016 flood swamped the old center's outdoor storage yard.

May 8, 2017

Safety Tip: Understanding Flood Dangers

Fleet drivers in all states need to be informed about the dangers of flash floods. Here are tips from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

May 7, 2017

Floods Pummel Missouri

Floodwaters have ravaged parts of the Midwest and South in recent days, with Missouri the hardest hit. Video courtesy of Reuters. For the fleet safety tip about flash flood conditions, click here.

December 30, 2015

Flooding Closes Over 200 Roads in Missouri

Massive flooding caused by heavy rains in Northeastern Missouri has closed more than 225 roads in the state as the Mississippi River overruns its banks and threatens to break levees in several areas.

October 7, 2015

DOT Issues $5 Million in Emergency Relief for South Carolina Roads

The Dept. of Transportation announced on Oct. 6 the “immediate availability” of $5 million in emergency relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration to the South Carolina Dept. of Transportation to help repair roads and bridges damaged by the recent rain-driven flooding that has crippled the state.

October 4, 2015

Video Tip: When Flash Floods Strike

AAA offers driver safety tips for emergency lash-flooding conditions.

October 4, 2015

Flood Rescues in Columbia, S.C.

Here's dramatic video footage of rescue efforts in Columbia, S.C., where floodwaters turned local roads into raging rivers after record-setting rainfall. The video is from earthspace101 via YouTube. For safety tips on driving in flash-flood conditions, click here.

October 4, 2015

Turn Around, Don't Drown

Here is a video from the U.S. National Weather Service warning about the dangers of driving through floodwaters. For the full safety tip, click here.

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