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Mar 31, 2015

Tackling near-term regulations, taxes, and tolling efforts1

Dealing with trucking’s many non-operating related costs, such as compliance with regulations, payment of taxes and of course highway tolls, is....More
Mar 30, 2015

Even four wheelers keep looking for fuel savings

Tire maker Bridgestone Americas Inc. – the U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s Bridgestone Corp. – recently unveiled the results of an....More
Mar 25, 2015

The next step in smaller diesels1

A lot of interesting stuff gets unveiled at the annual Mid America Trucking Show (MATS), but one of the more interesting things that will make an....More
Mar 20, 2015

Branding all the live long day

If you think corporate “branding strategies” are not applicable to the world of freight transportation, think again. Indeed, John Simon....More
Mar 13, 2015

The attraction to distraction

Here’s a worrisome statistic: a recent U.S. survey found that 18% of those polled say they “cannot resist” the “urge”....More
Mar 11, 2015

From the random file

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Mar 10, 2015

Ramping up the “Toward Zero Deaths” policy effort

About five years ago I attended a transportation meeting hosted by the Swedish embassy in Washington D.C. that sought to spur a new strategic....More
Mar 09, 2015

Generating electric power from tires?

Here’s an interesting idea: converting the heat generated from rubber tires rolling down the road into electricity that can power an electric....More
Mar 06, 2015

Hike fuel taxes here, cut other taxes there

Increasingly these days when talk turns to the future of the U.S. surface transportation system, the discussion always seems to get log-jammed on a....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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