David Cullen

Executive Editor, David Cullen offers his take on how actions taken by government agencies, industry suppliers and other trucking stakeholders impact truck fleet owners. Executive Editor of FleetOwner, Cullen has been covering trucking since 1981 and has been on the staff of FleetOwner since 1989. He does not claim to be an expert on trucking, but will admit to being a writer-- and hoping to be regarded a journalist.

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Apr 25, 2013

Highway Trust Fund seen on very bumpy road

The latest take on the state of the federal Highway Trust Fund issued by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) is brightly lit by a yellow caution....More
Apr 09, 2013

M&A File 1: A good year to sell

At first blush, a fleet owner might not think of selling off their business in the current business climate. But investment banker Mark Dyer (....More
Jan 17, 2013

Manager as cheerleader

Managers may not think right off the bat that at least part of their role in the workplace is to cheer on their direct reports. But leadership....More
Dec 10, 2012

Cliff notes

The political parlor game being played out in Washington over whether or not the economy “goes over” the political construction known....More
Nov 16, 2012

Blue glow

There's a warm blue (for the color of the flame when natural gasis ignited) glow being cast over more and more truck fleets seeking to go green....More
Oct 26, 2012

On the cliff

Awaiting the outcome of the November elections— less than two weeks away at this writing— at least one thing’s certain: Nothing....More
Jul 27, 2012

Ford’s radical idea

New federal MPG rules for vehicle manufacturers are no doubt leading to much innovation in engineering and manufacturing across the GVW spectrum....More
May 04, 2012

Shedding light… on light

Tom Draper, manager of marketing for lighting supplier Grote Industries, believes fleet owners would be advised to learn a lot more about “....More
Jan 27, 2012

An unbridgeable divide?

The great partisan gulf that separates Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill is so yawning that Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood this....More
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David Cullen offers his take on how truck fleet owners are impacted by today’s current events. Follow David on Twitter: @David_L_Cullen

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