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May 25, 2010

The real GHG culprits

“The household sector, which accounted for almost a third of total emissions in the U.S. in 2006, has seen no significant gains in emissions....More
May 24, 2010

Meet the “MeRV"

“Trucking really needs to take a hard look at itself – it’s high time to examine this issue of health and wellness in trucking because of the obvious....More
May 21, 2010

Hours of safety

“What these numbers are telling us is that we’re seeing the safety performance intended by the current hours of service rules.” –Rebecca Brewster,....More
May 20, 2010

The worth of work

“There’s nothing wrong with hard work or a dirty job. I can’t tell you how many millionaires I’ve met who are covered in crap.” –Mike Rowe, host of....More
May 19, 2010

Digital humans and trucking

"This software is a new experience – you can get feedback. You can see body strength in real time. You can see fatigue. When you have that ability to....More
May 18, 2010

Megacities, transportation, and you

“Megacities will strive toward creating a sustainable environment by investing in innovative smart city concepts that foster green technologies and....More
May 17, 2010

Shaky or strengthening?

“With a third-straight quarter of growth, it’s clear America’s economy is turning around.” –U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke The number might be....More
May 14, 2010

If you’re caught sleeping on the job …

“Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you....More
May 13, 2010

Taxing fuel

“The President has consistently opposed raising the gas tax.” –Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, during the question and answer session following....More
May 12, 2010

A “watershed” truck safety moment

“We hope this is a watershed moment because we’re so often fighting the trucking industry. We’ve never done what we’re doing tonight.” –Jeff Burns, a....More
May 11, 2010

Software piracy and you

"Software theft exceeded $51 billion in commercial value in 2009. The public and private sectors need to join forces to more effectively combat an....More
May 07, 2010

Saved by small business?

“Our study found that small business owners are eager to lead the charge out of the country’s protracted recession – with almost three-quarters (72....More
May 06, 2010

Seeking stories from the road

“Behind every wheel is a personal story that conveys a driver’s connection with their vehicle.” – Mitchell Jawitz, vice president with the Hartford....More
May 05, 2010

Meeting of the transportation minds

“You know what surprised me? The willingness of shippers to consider helping us better balance weekly demand for capacity.” –Ron Hall, director of....More
May 04, 2010

Dealing with supply chain challenges

“Now is the time to make supply chain investments.” –Dwight Klappich, research vice president, the Gartner Group While the global economic recession....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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