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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

Trucking parking: How big a problem is it?1

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
May 13, 2016

Long term vs. short term thinking in trucking2

It’s something of a conundrum being faced by trucking fleets today, according to one industry analyst at least....More
May 11, 2016

How worried should trucking be right now?

Trying to gauge the portents for trucking is always something of a “is the glass half full or half empty” type of experiment. I mean,....More
May 10, 2016

Time for some truck videos

Seeing is believing; that’s how the old saying goes. In the case of trucks, large and small, video helps shine a light not just upon the....More
May 06, 2016

Is confidence on the rise regarding new food transport rules?

There’s been a lot of debate over the past few months about how new food transportation safety rules might impact both shippers and trucking....More
May 03, 2016

Preparing for hypermodal freight hauling

If you think the self-driving truck is a far-fetched concept, then get a load of this one: “hypermodal transportation,” which purportedly....More
May 02, 2016

The paper map: Obsolete? Or old school trucker standby still?

So the 36th edition of Rand McNally’s Motor Carriers' Road Atlas hit the newsstands this week and of course it got me thinking: do the bulk....More
What's Trucks at Work?

Trucks at Work: Sean Kilcarr comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry.

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