With Memorial Day around the corner, CargoNet warns truck drivers to keep their freight protected. Holiday periods are known for increased risk of cargo theft because cargo thieves look to exploit an abundance of unattended trucks and closed warehouse facilities.
CargoNet analyzed theft trends from the Thursday before Memorial Day to the Tuesday after Memorial Day from 2013 to 2018, and recorded 126 cargo thefts across the United States and Canada. Cargo theft was recorded in 24 states and provinces during this period, with the highest theft count in California followed by Florida and Texas. Cargo theft most commonly occurred on Friday and Saturday in this analysis… Truck News