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Mar 03, 2014

A labor of love; travel stop love that is …

Here’s an unlikely recipe for success, if you care to try it: Take $5,000 and plunk it down on a lease for an abandoned gas station. Then add....More
Mar 02, 2014

Banking on “Big Data”

There’s an awful lot of attention being paid these days to the role “Big Data” can play in freight transportation across a wide....More
Feb 25, 2014

Highlighting driver heroism

So the 31st annual Goodyear Highway Hero Award ceremony will take place next month during the Mid America Trucking Show, and as usual the stories....More
Feb 20, 2014

The future of fuel – and fleet – efficiency

So, with all the talk surrounding the next set of fuel efficiency mandates due by March 2016 for heavy- and medium-duty trucks this week – not....More
Feb 14, 2014

Sticking up for trucking

Andy Ahern, founder and CEO of consulting firm Ahern & Associates, is well-known in trucking circles for being a blunt and outspoken advocate for....More
Feb 13, 2014

Have we reached a cybersecurity “turning point”?

This week the Obama Administration officially unveiled a national (and voluntary) “Cybersecurity Framework” that aims to get private....More
Feb 11, 2014

Hitting the 75-year mark at Peterbilt

One of the biggest challenges faced by truck makers in this day and age is how to build products that are not only compliant ever-widening pool of....More
Feb 10, 2014

Cybersecurity for vehicles

The issue of cybersecurity is no stranger to this space – indeed, it’s no stranger to the trucking community, either. Yet when the....More
Feb 07, 2014

The push continues for diesel-powered pickups

It’s really not surprising to me at any rate that a concept pickup truck recently developed by Nissan and displayed at the Chicago Auto Show is....More
Feb 06, 2014

In-vehicle wearables: help or hindrance?

Here’s an intersection between technology and motor vehicle operation many might have overlooked: how the new trend towards “wearable....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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