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Sep 17, 2008

Forgetting the doing

“Have you ever heard the story ... of mister faded glory ... say that he that rides the pony must some ... day ... fall ...” -Mother Love Bone You‘ve....More
Sep 16, 2008

Virtual lab for vehicles

“The iVR lab gives us a competitive advantage because as a vehicle design is developed in the digital world, it can also be quickly and cost-....More
Sep 15, 2008

When disaster strikes

“In the aftermath of storms, the transportation industry is always strained, not only with assessing the physical damage to their own facilities, but....More
Sep 12, 2008

A museum for trucking

“We hope to help spread the story of trucking to the public, to the schoolchildren, to travelers and to make today‘s truckers more proud of their....More
Sep 11, 2008

The America I know

“Americanism means the virtues of courage, honor, justice, truth, sincerity, and hardihood--the virtues that made America. The things that will....More
Sep 10, 2008

Life on the road

“This survey gives us an inside look at our van operators and their motivations, likes and dislikes. They also know the country‘s interstates,....More
Sep 09, 2008

Clean port clash

“Instead of trying to help residents and workers, a public, government entity has outrageously teamed up with Daimler/Mercedes to hoodwink the hard-....More
Sep 08, 2008

Contracting value - or trouble

“Quality in a service or product is not what you put into it. It is what the client or customer gets out of it.” -Peter Drucker One of the reasons I....More
Sep 05, 2008

Energy and our future

“Right now, the United States imports about 70% of its oil from overseas. At the same time, billions of dollars that we spend on all that foreign oil....More
Sep 04, 2008

Pricing and costs

“It's not the load that breaks you down - it's the way you carry it.” -Lou Holtz, former college football coach Everybody is struggling to come to....More
Sep 03, 2008

Farewell, Snowman

“Every dream I ever dreamed came true in my life. I got to write hit songs... And I got to be on phonograph records... I‘m a cotton mill boy, and I....More
Sep 02, 2008

A honkin‘ hunk o‘ truck

“This is a dream come true. I have driven big rigs for more than 20 years, and I can honestly say that this is one of the highlights of my....More
Aug 29, 2008

Steel & Chrome

"Look at all that steel and chrome!" --One driver speaking to another at a recent "pride....More
Aug 28, 2008

Virtual truck training

“I try to relate what we‘re doing with truck driver training to the philosophy of the Navy SEALs: make the training tougher than the real operations....More
Aug 27, 2008

The eagle rises

“I tell my students to be precise in everything they do - from their pre-trip inspections, to hooking up their airlines, making sure all their lights....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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