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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
Aug 06, 2009

The price jockeying begins

“Meeting stricter EPA emissions levels in 2010, unfortunately, comes with a higher price.” –Jack Allen, president, Navistar North American Truck....More
Aug 05, 2009

Action on distraction

“The bottom line is; distracted driving is dangerous driving. If it were up to me, I would ban drivers from texting, but unfortunately, laws aren’t....More
Aug 04, 2009

Preparing for the end of oil

“Our civilization rests upon a technological base which requires enormous quantities of fossil fuels. What assurance do we then have that our energy....More
Aug 03, 2009

Green roofs saving green

“While installing a green roof may seem like a small step, these upgrades save energy, filter and absorb pollution, and store carbon.” –Senator Maria....More
Jul 30, 2009

GHGs and transportation policy

"We can't get there from here without reducing emissions from transportation." –Colin Peppard, climate and infrastructure policy director,....More
Jul 29, 2009

J. B. Hunt commits to algae-based fuel

“Finding alternative energy sources to put in our fuel tanks is good business for our company and our nation.” –Gary Whicker, senior vice president....More
Jul 28, 2009

Distracted driving a growing problem

"As mobile technology evolves at a breakneck pace, more and more people rightly fear that distracted driving – phone calls, e-mails and texting – is....More
Jul 27, 2009

The fuel tax debate

“There are no free lunches when it comes to infrastructure investment. You get what you pay for.” –Tom Donohue, president and CEO, U.S. Chamber of....More
Jul 23, 2009

Truck sales in a deepening hole

“As expected, continued weak truck and aftermarket sales caused the second quarter to be most challenging operating period since this downturn began....More
Jul 22, 2009

Dealing with DWI rates

“This troubling data shows us, for the first time, the scope of drugged driving in America, and reinforces the need to reduce drug abuse. Drugged....More
Jul 21, 2009

“Maintaining” people

“Without a compelling cause, our employees are just putting in time. Their minds might be engaged, but their hearts are not.” --Lee J. Colan, author....More
Jul 20, 2009

What’s up, Atlanta?

Here’s one for the fun file! In sifting through the news wires this morning, I came across a study conducted by TomTom Inc., a company that provides....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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