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Jul 19, 2016

Put the smartphone down, get an insurance discount?

Here’s an interesting finding from a survey of motorists conducted across the pond in the United Kingdom: while a goodly majority think driving....More
Jul 15, 2016

The truck as a weapon of terror … again

The horrific terror attack committed in Nice, France, highlights a disturbing use for the everyday commercial truck, one most of us in this industry....More
Jul 14, 2016

Can trucking prosper in a free shipping-minded world?

The demand for free shipping, especially for e-commerce goods, seems to be placing greater and greater stress on last-mile delivery networks....More
Jul 13, 2016

There are many rules and issues outside of trucking to worry about

Much of the industry is rightly focused on dealing with the impacts of major trucking regulations now dropping upon the heads of motor carriers large....More
Jul 12, 2016

The hunt for workers goes on

It’s certainly no secret that finding and keeping workers is getting to be pretty tough task for many businesses today, especially in trucking....More
Jul 11, 2016

E-commerce, free shipping, and trucking

You see it almost every day now in the online retailing world, advertised usually in big, bold letters: free shipping....More
Jun 30, 2016

Of Millennials and freight1

Is the Millennial generation a bunch of no-good whining slackers? Or are they poised to totally re-shape the concept of “work” as we know....More
Jun 29, 2016

Distraction is everywhere: Behind the wheel, on the sidewalk …

Did you know that the 4th of July holiday period is now one of the deadliest stretches of days for motorists on U.S. highways? That caught me by....More
Jun 28, 2016

The MV-1: A truck for the disabled

This week, the fifth annual Roll on Capitol Hill event came to my town; a gathering of 150 disability advocates who want to figure out ways to....More
Jun 24, 2016

It’s not the size of the dog in the fight …3

So this study got a lot of folks talking last month: about small motor carriers and the often unacknowledged outsized role they perform in trucking,....More
Jun 23, 2016

The bumpy road trucking must travel

It’s getting ugly out there in the freight markets and unfortunately may get uglier still for trucking before better times return –....More
Jun 21, 2016

Is the glass half-full or half-empty for trucking?

You’d be forgiven for thinking that up is down and down is up in this topsy-turvy trucking market of late....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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