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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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
Jan 27, 2010

The trucking spark

Twenty-three years ago, Michael J. Fox had a hit film on his hands with "The Secret of My Success," a comical farce in which a wily young man rapidly....More
Oct 06, 2009

The FedEx Indicator

Just came across a provocative take on the pronouncement last month by the grand poobah of investors, Mr. Warren Buffett, who declared the U.S....More
Sep 04, 2009

Hard-hat blues play on

“The road to success is always under construction” --Lily Tomlin Despite the promise of federal stimulus bucks flowing into public construction....More
Aug 06, 2009

Mike's trucking: Trail's end

It's the end of the road for our dynamic duo of truckers as Mike O'Neill takes the wheel just in time to turn into the driveway of the new World....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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