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Sep 11, 2012

Safety, security, and September 11

It’s hard to believe that 11 years ago on a Tuesday like this one we witnessed the opening salvos of the worst attack on the U.S. since Pearl....More
Sep 10, 2012

And the winner is …

Wouldn’t you know it: Gabriel Warde – a bonafide Irishman! – took top honors in the 2012 Young European Truck Driver (YETD)....More
Sep 07, 2012

Driving for the crown14

Today marks the kickoff of the final round of the fifth annual Young European Truck Driver (YETD) competition, being held this year in Södert....More
Sep 06, 2012

Reconnoitering the used truck range2

These remain heady times for those selling used trucks – and demand for used iron seems poised to stay high, despite the volatile behavior of....More
Sep 05, 2012

Truckers are killers, truck stops are murder zones4

Does the headline above paint with too broad a brush? Do you believe the evil actions of a few should NOT be used to characterize the many?....More
Aug 31, 2012

Is music next on the driver distraction hit list?20

So I’m scrolling through the online news items today and come across a survey conducted in the United Kingdom (England, Wales, Scotland, etc....More
Aug 30, 2012

Rampant cynicism regarding the workplace

The great American author F. Scott Fitzgerald once said “the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in....More
Aug 29, 2012

America runs on optimism

I know, I know: can there be a more ultimate cliché than “America runs on optimism”? I’m sure more than few truckers would....More
Aug 28, 2012

Reshaping the lay of the truck making land

The departure of Dan Ustian from the helm of Navistar International Corp. yesterday is a reminder of the big stakes involved in the truck making....More
Aug 27, 2012

Ram ride and drive4

Aug 24, 2012

Getting into the guts of the latest Ram4

So I travelled down to Nashville several weeks back to get an in-depth look at the new 2013 Ram 1500 pickup rolled out by the Ram Trucks division....More
Aug 22, 2012

V2V for you and me3

Aug 21, 2012

Time to think snow?1

It’s difficult to imagine cold weather – much less snow and ice – after the blazing hot summer we’ve been through....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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