Logging Truck Insurance Hot Topic at Annual Louisiana Forestry Meeting

By Hannah Treece, KPLC-TV 7 Lake Charles

LAKE CHARLES - Hundreds of people from across the state convened at the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles this week for the 72nd annual Louisiana Forestry Meeting. One of the hot topics at the convention was insurance for logging trucks in the state. The forest products industry employs more than 30,000 people in Louisiana, according to the Department of Agriculture and Forestry.