Preventing Cargo Thefts By Rachel Thompson 12/29/2016 Take simple precautions to prevent a cargo theft from happening to your load! Stay alert at unsecured locations such as truck-stops, warehouses, and parking lots. Park near bright lights or secured yards with security staff. Stay aware of those around you - most thefts occur during the week of the New Year! Use technology such as shipment tracking and security seals. Avoid stopping in the "red zone" - the first 200 miles from your starting point. Provide security training for transportation employees. Thanks for reading!