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 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
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
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
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
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
Apr 23, 2010

Getting social

Friending. Tweeting. News Feed. Fan Page. There’s a whole new lexicon to learn when you step into the world of social media. Maybe you think it’s fun....More
Mar 26, 2010

A few minutes with Jim Hebe

Judging by the sights and sounds-- chief among them being the positive words spoken by top executives of several major truck OEMs-- here at the Mid-....More
Mar 15, 2010

Green grow the trucks.. and trucking!

It was still winter by the calendar last week in St. Louis, but on the show floor at the America's Center near the famous Arch, a technological....More
Feb 02, 2010

Forcing a light on speculators

I was thrilled to learn today via a news release emailed to me by the American Trucking Assns. (ATA) that the big trucking lobby is joining forces....More
Jan 28, 2010

Plan pays off for Ford

If nothing else, the astonishingly positive fiscal results announced by Ford Motor Co. today point up that an industrial corporation's slide into....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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