Sean Kilcarr

Senior Editor, Penton Media comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry -- light and medium duty fleets up through over-the-road truckload, less-than-truckload, and private fleet operations

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Jun 03, 2016

Making truck tires from … dandelions?

To most folks, the dandelion is nothing but a weed – and a particularly annoying one at that. Heck, I spend much of the spring digging the dang....More
Jun 02, 2016

Shoring up trucking’s cyber defenses

I know, I know; I’ve been walking the information technology (IT) beat for a while now (go here, here, and here to see what I mean) but as....More
Jun 01, 2016

Are government regulators ready to handle more data?

We all know trucking is being drawn inexorably into the digital era, regardless of whether truckers themselves want to go there or not....More
May 31, 2016

Big Data: Still stuck in neutral, it seems

Ah, the “Big Data” conundrum: it’s supposed to help revolutionize any number of industries, trucking included, yet it’s a....More
May 25, 2016

The state of safety in trucking

Dave Osiecki, executive vice president and chief of national advocacy for the American Trucking Associations (ATA), shared an interesting factoid....More
May 23, 2016

What are fleet managers worrying about?

In an earlier post, I talked some of the issues the trucking industry as a whole should be worrying about at the moment – with slumping freight....More
May 18, 2016

Truck parking: How big a problem is it?

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) rates it as one of the trucking industry’s top five most pressing concerns; a lack of....More
May 17, 2016

Driving high: Canada prepares to experiment

Is it safe to get high on marijuana on then get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle? To put it another way: should “toking and driving”....More
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