Most Recent Blog Posts

May 14, 2007

Diesel from debris

Ever heard of a company called Green Power Inc.? How about a waste-to-fuel process called catalytic pressure-less depolymerization, or CDP for short....More
May 10, 2007

Control the Exposure

John Mackey got in touch with me the other day about one my columns, the one detailing the tragic backing up accident wherein a 3-year old girl got....More
May 03, 2007

Reaching out to fans

A longtime driver for refrigerated carrier Prime Inc. that goes by the handle Mustang said something interesting the other day on the radio. He said....More
Apr 30, 2007

Highways don't fit trucks

You've seen the video and the incendiary copy by now -- tanker truck rollover crashes and subsequent explosions in San Francisco and Houston almost....More
Apr 23, 2007

Mexican Vs. Canadian Trucks

An informal effort among truck drivers began on April 23 to "picket" if you will the nation's capitol -- a rolling protest against opening the border....More
Apr 16, 2007

When it hits home

'Security' is oftimes a very esoteric concept, something all of us in trucking know is necessary on some level. Yet security also brings with it big....More
Apr 13, 2007

Back to 55

There's a lot of back-and-forth going on about limiting the maximum road speed of tractor-trailers to 68 mph. The fleets supporting the idea believe....More
Apr 09, 2007

Polish vs. Profit

I had the singular honor to help judge a "show truck" competition this year ar Mid America, held by the National Association of Show Trucks (www....More
Apr 02, 2007

Speed Governors and engine damage

Here's a question for you, generated in coversations with some drivers and stories passed on from others. As everyone knows, the American Trucking....More
Mar 29, 2007

Hazmat security

I got a good email the other day from a reader asking about what's going with hazmat security. He wanted to know if his hazmat trucking fleet would....More
Mar 26, 2007

Talking on air

One of the lucky things I get to do as part of my job is go 'live' on the Sirius Satellite radio channel 147 every week (Monday's 9 am to 10 am) to....More
Mar 19, 2007

More Power

When I talk to all the light truck manufacturers -- GM, Ford, Dodge, and Toyota mainly -- I keep hearing the same, singular comment about light truck....More
Mar 19, 2007

Greetings & Salutations

Welcome to FleetOwner's trucking blog -- I've been writing about trucking for a while now (14 years actually) but this is going to be a new kind of....More
Mar 19, 2007

Image at Issue

It'll be 30 years as of May this year that 'Smokey....More
What's Trucks at Work?

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

Blog Archive

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×