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Jul 20, 2012

Death by diesel … again6

I’m sure it comes to no one’s surprise in trucking that diesel exhaust is considered harmful to human health. I mean, hey: the industry....More
Jul 18, 2012

The great parking debate

As we all know, modern day living relies implicitly on a bevy of motorized vehicles to transport people and goods from place to place. Cars take....More
Jul 17, 2012

The “platooning” pucker factor

If you haven’t heard about the concept of “platooning” yet, let me just say that the whole thing freaks me out more than a little....More
Jul 16, 2012

The “ZSM” revealed!3

If you think the “Zombie Survival Machine” or “ZSM” developed by Design Craft Fabrication from some sketches by famed....More
Jul 13, 2012

Cranking the wheel, jammin’ the gears1

On the surface of things, it would seem professional truck drivers share little in common with stunt driver par excellence Ken Block – except....More
Jul 12, 2012

A cool – and novel – idea1

The ongoing shortage of truck drivers is an issue that’s been hotly debated within trucking’s ranks for time out of mind,....More
Jul 11, 2012

Let’s go kick it

Sometimes … you just gotta go kick it. Slug some coffee – even more coffee than THAT – and just go out there and give it your....More
Jul 09, 2012

Up or down?

The sudden negative turn of so many economic indicators at once – sluggish U.S....More
Jun 29, 2012

Oil: where we go from here

If there’s been one bright spot amid all the economic and political uncertainty of late, it’s been the sharp and sudden 23% drop in oil....More
Jun 28, 2012

“Autopilot” for fuel savings?

Sweden’s Volvo Trucksis in the midst of testing a new technological package that aims to squeeze more fuel economy out of modern-day big rigs....More
Jun 27, 2012

Vehicle as psychiatrist ... well, sort of4

As we all know, cars and trucks are increasingly being packed with all sorts of electronic systems designed to vastly improve their safety profile....More
Jun 26, 2012

Transportation taxation policy not so tricky2

So the Mineta National Transit Research Consortium recently released a report based on three years of surveys regarding taxation and....More
Jun 25, 2012

Assembling trucks where bears eat1

Factoids of all sorts fascinate history buffs like myself; thus it didn’t take long to dig up more than few interesting and informative....More
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Trucks at Work: Sean Kilcarr comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry.

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