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Feb 08, 2010

Battling the big snow

“We will not reduce service levels or scale back on snow-removal efforts regardless of how much it costs this year. Our crews will be out in full....More
Feb 05, 2010

Closing the gap

“We’re not suggesting this dynamic fifth wheel is a ‘silver bullet’ – but it could play a big part in helping significantly improve a tractor-trailer....More
Feb 04, 2010

Moving forward from here

"While the economy in 2009 was the worst our company has experienced since the Great Depression, we continue to see signs of economic improvement,....More
Feb 03, 2010

Refining ethanol from waste

“Enzyme technology is ready for market. What we need now is commercialization and deployment of advanced biofuels in order to help meet our country’s....More
Feb 02, 2010

Weaving a “spider’s web”

“We have meticulously designed a trucking network referred to as the ‘Spider Web,’ which targets specific traffic lanes based on the pricing and....More
Feb 01, 2010

Pondering trucks across the pond

“When using the driver support system, improvements in fuel consumption of up to 10% were noted immediately. Variations in fuel consumption were also....More
Jan 29, 2010

Cell phone and texting bans may equal squat

“The laws aren't reducing crashes, even though we know that such laws have reduced hand-held phone use." –Adrian Lund, president of both the....More
Jan 28, 2010

A lot of money, a lot of research

“We are committed to making strides to revitalize the American auto industry and supporting the development of clean energy vehicles. This is an....More
Jan 27, 2010

Green … but sustainable?

“Our commitment to working with companies that develop zero-emission trucks is another important strategy in our plan to grow Los Angeles green by....More
Jan 26, 2010

Banning trucker texting

“We want to make it crystal clear to operators and their employers that texting while driving is the type of unsafe activity that these regulations....More
Jan 25, 2010

Gauging EV potential

“Targeted government policies can build the U.S. electric drive industry and get more vehicles on the road that will reduce our dependence on oil,....More
Jan 22, 2010

Completing a mission of mercy

“The airport is in bad condition but things are organized and extremely busy.” –Dave Thompson, president and CEO, TEC Equipment As I detailed in this....More
Jan 21, 2010

Framework for HOS reform

“Whatever decision is made with the rules, please keep them in place! Constantly changing the rules creates challenges with consistency and....More
Jan 20, 2010

Have plane, will help

“My wife told me, ‘Life’s been good to us. We need to do more.’” –Dave Thompson, president and CEO of truck dealership chain TEC Equipment In a way,....More
Jan 19, 2010

Waiting: the hardest part

“Our job is to respond quickly and get supplies to those who need it most … but it’s not an easy task in Haiti.” –John Vera, health....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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