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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Jan 26, 2017

The tide of technology offers rewards and risks for trucking

I’ve said it before in this space that people are the most critical part of the trucking industry, for even if we do one day completely....More
Jan 19, 2017

The automation of work: How will trucking cope?

Somewhat obscured by the fuss being made over autonomous vehicles (AVs) is that much of modern-day work is being automated at an even more rapid pace....More
Jan 17, 2017

Automation in vehicles and trucking: Imperfections and solutions

Dr. Gill Pratt, CEO of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), recently offered up some startling – indeed, quite worrying – concerns....More
Jan 13, 2017

Navigating the long rulemaking roadmap: Part 3

So in this last post regarding my discussion with David Kelly about the federal regulatory process – you can go here and here for parts one and....More
Jan 12, 2017

More insight into the regulatory process: Part 2

One of the more vexing (if minor) issues when dealing with federal regulations (and especially ones affecting trucking) is sorting out the “....More
Jan 11, 2017

Getting insight into the regulatory process: Part 1

As the confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet progress this week (with the one for Elaine Chao, the incoming....More
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