Brian Straight

Brian
Straight
Managing Editor

Brian joined Fleet Owner in May 2008 after spending nearly 14 years as sports editor and then managing editor of several daily newspapers.  He and his staff  won more than two dozen major writing and editing awards. Responsible for editing, editorial production functions and deadlines.

Articles
September 30, 2014: Toyota recalling trucks; Ram boosting 1500 Ecodiesel production; Walmart blames Tracy Morgan

Here is a look at what is happening around the world of transportation today:

September 29, 2014: LNG a growing fuel; luxury hotels turn to food trucks; another stab at electric pickups

Here is a look at what is happening around the world of trucking today:

September 24, 2014: Shooting at UPS facility; GM natural gas recall; Michigan under fire

Here’s a look at what is happening today in the world of transportation:

September 23, 2014: Toll road operator files bankruptcy; gas conversion; port fire

Here’s a look at what is happening in the world of transportation today:

September 22, 2014: Navistar still has work to do; a dying breed; grain trucks putting school children at risk

Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation this morning: 

September 16, 2014: Happy birthday; electric garbage truck; thanking truckers; food truck ban

Here is a look at what is happening today in the world of trucking:

Riding the wave of technology 

Has your business been riding the big waves of technological change in a boat that’s a little too small lately? If so, then maybe it’s time to consider a different boat.  That’s because the changes we’ve seen so far are only the start.  The trucking industry is used to change, of course, but is it ready for the arrival of the future?

Love(ing) CNG 

A s Love’s Travel Stops expands its natural gas offerings at locations around the country, it is fulfilling one of the biggest needs for any fleet looking to adopt natural gas—infrastructure. Love’s, parent company of Gemini Motor Transport, is now in position to take advantage of that built-in infrastructure itself through the deployment of compressed natural gas vehicles within the Gemini fleet.

September 8, 2014: Small pickups; debating truck safety; faster bridge repairs

Here is a look at what is happening around the world of trucking this morning:

September 4, 2014: Stuck on a hairpin; midsize pickups in demand; big rig creates campaign dispute

Here’s a look at what is happening around the world of trucking today:

Truck stops around the world

Wabco Holdings has launched its ‘This is #MyTruckStop’ campaign in a bid to collate hundreds of images celebrating the trucking community at truck stops around the world.

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