In just the first quarter of 2017, criminals stole nearly $29 million worth of freight. The average loss value was just shy of $150,000. 58% of the thefts involved stealing a truck. The top three targeted areas were California, Ontario, and Texas. the number one commodity at one time was electronics. It is now food and beverage. The majority of the truck thefts involved drivers with fraudulent schemes such as identity theft or wire fraud. With the rise of these disturbing numbers also comes a rise in insurance premiums. Stay alert…Report any suspicious activity!