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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in Hammer Lane 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
in Hammer Lane 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
in Hammer Lane Sep 22, 2011

Hair-raising tale

Here's a hair-raising tale for driver applicants who think they only have to worry about having their urine tested: Truckload carrier Gordon Trucking....More
in Hammer Lane Jul 22, 2011

Fight the black dog

“I am now the most miserable man living. If what I feel were equally distributed to the whole human family, there would not be one cheerful face on....More
in Hammer Lane Apr 19, 2011

Light trucks. Heavy sales

The manufacturers and marketers of commercial-grade pickups and full-size vans have told me in recent days that 2011 will be a very good year for....More
in Hammer Lane Apr 08, 2011

Talk of the show

If last year's Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) was a wake-- and trust me, it was... and not by any means an Irish one-- for the pre-Great Recession....More
in Hammer Lane Dec 23, 2010

Deja-vu time in DC

"It's like deja-vu, all over again." --Yogi Berra, baseball sage It’s not quite “all over again,” but the news out of Washington DC these days sure....More
in Hammer Lane Nov 10, 2010

We're getting social-- with you

FleetOwner The Website has gone-all-social-media on you and me both. In our never-ending campaign to inform and advance the American truck fleet....More
in Hammer Lane Sep 29, 2010

Socializing trucking

Time was, truckers from different carriers socialized on the road over plates of chicken-fried steak piled high with all the fixins' followed by....More
in Hammer Lane Jul 08, 2010

Clearing the air

All those who remain skeptical that global warming-- brought on by greenhouse gas emissions-- is causing climate change should give a read to the....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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