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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Sep 07, 2007

Is there a Chery in your future?

Back in the year of our nation's Bicentennial, senior slump in the waning days of high school was relieved a bit by a substitute history teacher who....More
Aug 03, 2007

Roads-- and bridges-- to hell

Once again the unthinkable has happened in America. A highway bridge has collapsed, sending at least five motorists (including a truck driver) to....More
Jul 24, 2007

About time

Maybe just maybe the court decision throwing out most of the "new" Hours of Service (HOS) regs now in effect for truck drivers will lead to real....More
Jul 20, 2007

Party on wheels

Straight from the Now-I've-Heard-It-All Department comes this Associated Press (AP) report that ran in a local paper here in Connecticut under this....More
Jul 13, 2007

Red flag

Perhaps I was overly indoctrinated as a kid in what the good old American Way amounts to--capitalism AND democracy-- but I still think of what so....More
Jul 05, 2007

Prime product placement

When word first came out earlier this year that the Transformers toy line/cartoon show/comic series was getting turned into a movie, I frankly could....More
Jun 16, 2007

A note of thanks

I'd be remiss if I didn't acknowledge in this space the outpouring of support I and the other members of the FleetOwner editorial....More
Jun 07, 2007

No worries.

"No worries." I can't tell you how many times my young friend-- 21 years my junior to be exact-- said that to me over the past three-and- a- half....More
Jun 01, 2007

Great pete fleet

When Teddy Roosevelt wanted to project the United States as an emerging world power a hundred years ago, he sent 16 new battleships-- all painted....More
May 24, 2007

More dummies at work

Responding to yesterday's post on the safety work being done at IMMI, Jim McNamara, PR honcho at Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA), pointed me to a....More
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