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Nov 25, 2009

Rise of “non-user” highway funds

“Our nation’s highway system benefits all Americans, even those who are not drivers. However, in recent years, user revenues are paying for a smaller....More
Nov 20, 2009

Weighty matters in Maine

“This research quantifies how the mutual goals of resource conservation and emission reductions could be advanced by allowing Maine to apply state....More
Nov 19, 2009

What counts as “distraction,” anyways?

“Many states and localities have laws specifically prohibiting activities such as using a cell phone or sending a text message while driving. In....More
Nov 18, 2009

The basics never go out of style

“When investing, pessimism is your friend, euphoria the enemy.” –Warren E. Buffett, chairman, Berkshire Hathaway It’s been a rough year – one of the....More
Nov 17, 2009

Reforming trade

“I want everyone … to know that the United States is one of the most open economies in the world, and that’s not going to change. Our borders will....More
Nov 16, 2009

Trucking’s “integration” role

“Trucking is not necessarily a competing type of transportation in many cases but a part of a transportation network that helps to make commerce work....More
Nov 13, 2009

Tales of the trucking cat

“Ptolemy was an amazing cat. Terri and I estimate he had an understanding vocabulary of over 300 words. And we would both swear he knew our names and....More
Nov 12, 2009

States of fiscal crisis

“Record-setting revenue drops, high unemployment and far-flung fallout from the housing bust and credit crisis; virtually all states have been....More
Nov 11, 2009

Thank you, veterans

“We remain committed to hiring those who possess values similar to ours and have served—or are continuing to serve—our country.” –Mike Hinz, vice....More
Nov 10, 2009

Hunt’s new intermodal move

“The conversion of highway freight to the more efficient, cost effective, safer and more environmentally friendly services that we jointly provide,....More
Nov 09, 2009

New piston thinking

“Why not go out on a limb? Isn’t that where the fruit is?” –Frank Scully There’s a large slice of human philosophy predicated on the maxim that if....More
Nov 04, 2009

Cyber threat awareness

“It's been said that knowledge is power – and when it comes to security intelligence, a lack of accurate information can be detrimental to separating....More
Nov 03, 2009

Why transportation investment matters

“As cities, regions and countries fight for investment spend, transport infrastructure is the ‘x-factor’ in investor's decisions. Almost half of....More
Nov 02, 2009

Little by little

“In a hybrid system, the electrical energy could be used to charge the battery. In a conventional engine, this could perhaps even replace the....More
Oct 30, 2009

Big Trucks for Big China

“The recent economic improvement in China, India and Brazil benefitted Cummins during the quarter, due to our longstanding strong position in all....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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