Effects of Fracking on Freight Transportation

With the use of hydraulic fracking on freight transportation on the rise the U.S. department of transportation research and innovative technology administration gave out a grant to research the effects of fracking on freight transportation to Vanderbilt University and University of Alabama in Huntsville. The ultimate goal being to guide freight transportation manager and policy makers on how to handle the fracking on freight transportation issues, particularly on economic and safety issues. Other studies have already shown the effects of fracking on a smaller demographic. The results show altered local economies and freight distribution. Trucking Info>>