Infographic: California wildfires drive up rates

The out-of-control wildfires burning in California have had a dramatic impact on spot rates in the region. This infographic explores some of those impacts. For a more detailed look at the impacts, read: L.A. fires send spot rates through the roof.

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Brian Straight

Brian Straight covers general transportation news and leads the editorial team as Managing Editor. A journalism graduate of the University of Rhode Island, he has covered everything from a presidential election, to professional sports and Little League baseball, and for more than 10 years has covered trucking and logistics. Before joining FreightWaves, he was previously responsible for the editorial quality and production of Fleet Owner magazine and Brian lives in Connecticut with his wife and two kids and spends his time coaching his son’s baseball team, golfing with his daughter, and pursuing his never-ending quest to become a professional bowler.