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Jul 18, 2013

Tick tock...

The new Hours-of-Service (HOS) rules kicked in over two weeks ago. But don’t let your guard down. The battle over HOS reform is far from over....More
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
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
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
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
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
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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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