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Resale of Flood-Damaged Vehicles on the Rise

Several thousand vehicles that were flooded and damaged during tropical storm Barry may reappear for sale across the country in the coming months, warns the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

Dealing with Flooding

Heavy rain brings flooding, so when fleet drivers encounter this weather hazard, they can follow these tips for staying safe.

Acela Truck Launches Flood Rescue Model

To address growing flood challenges, Acela Truck Company introduced specialized high-water rescue and response trucks to its line of Monterra 4x4 and 6x6 high-mobility truck chassis.

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.

Houston Hit by Historic Flooding

Tropical Storm Harvey continues to batter the Houston area with heavy rains, turning local streets into waterways and overwhelming local emergency services. More than 250 Texas highways are closed because of flooding. Video courtesy of CNN. For general tips on how to deal with flash flood conditions, click here.

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).

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.