Authorities recovered a stolen truck and trailer this week in Miami – without its load of paint.
The rig was stolen earlier this week from West Concord Road in Orlando. OOIDA’s TRACER program posted information and sent out e-mail and text alerts about the theft on Monday.
According to TRACER, the truck is a 2005 Freightliner. The trailer is a white dry van, 1997 Trailmobile. The trailer had a load of paint worth an estimated $100,000.
TRACER, the Transportation Alert Communication and Emergency Response program, was launched in the spring by OOIDA. The program is a two-way communication system that both sends alerts to members and coordinates information received from trucking members.
Members can sign up to receive text messages and e-mail alerts for truck thefts and missing persons.
Truckers may call the TRACER hotline at 866-950-2291 or visit www.tracersystem.us to get the latest advisory or to report any information about stolen cargo or missing persons, etc.
– By Charlie Morasch, staff writer
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