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Sep 03, 2009

The CARB impact on truck specs

“This question is really more about the strategies a fleet operation must employ to meet regulations in effect at acquisition time, as well as....More
Sep 02, 2009

Fixing transportation … with tolls?

“It's time to realize we aren't going to find a free fix.” –Paul Yarossi, president of HNTB Holdings Ltd A new survey by architecture and engineering....More
Sep 01, 2009

Beware cannibalization

“The question on long term strategy is not if it is successful, but if you are still alive.” –Ron de Jonge A “cannibal” is defined as a creature that....More
Aug 31, 2009

Efforts to combat distracted driving heat up

“The new information in this survey also indicates that many drivers are either in denial about their DWD habits or resistant to changing their....More
Aug 27, 2009

Buzzword burnout

“When business or industry terms become overused, people stop paying attention to them. The best communicators use clear and straightforward language....More
Aug 26, 2009

The rocky road to recovery

"Like any recession, this one will play out in stages and will vary by industry. Regardless of which stage your company fits, or the speed of change....More
Aug 25, 2009

Guard those pickups!

“Pickups have a lot of utility … they tend to be used in support of other criminal activity. It has long been a common practice for criminals to use....More
Aug 24, 2009

Science, technology … and trucking

“The challenge today, however, is that our societies are infused with technologies that are at once complex and ubiquitous. That makes the dialogue....More
Aug 20, 2009

Cyber security: why it matters

“It is not a threat of the future. It is an actuality.” –Janet Napolitano, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, from a speech at the....More
Aug 19, 2009

Fixing your focus

“The man who succeeds above his fellows is the one who, early in life, clearly discerns his object and towards that object habitually directs his....More
Aug 18, 2009

Of speed and destruction

“Awesome stomach-churning jumps frequently hide bends over the crests, so accuracy and delivery of pace notes must be exact and selecting the correct....More
Aug 17, 2009

Battling back against cargo theft

“Cargo theft should be a major worry for truckers because it is most often perpetrated by organized crime since it is low risk, high reward form of....More
Aug 13, 2009

Energy policy and pricing

“Government policy such as fuel standards and greenhouse gas emission regulations, as well as support for the development of advanced technologies,....More
Aug 11, 2009

Age, meds, and driving

“The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven't changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don't change at....More
Aug 10, 2009

Obama’s security mindset

“As he has said, the President rejects an absolutist approach or the imposition of a rigid ideology on our problems. Like the world itself, his views....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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