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Jul 07, 2009

The need for freight efficiency

“Inefficiency slow-moving pandemic that cripples financial position, operational flexibility and innovation over time.” –Shelton Moynahan Nearly five....More
Jul 06, 2009

NHTSA’s encouraging numbers

“We are very encouraged by the significant decrease last year in large truck involved fatalities. While the downturn in the economy clearly impacted....More
Jul 01, 2009

Driving for efficiency

“Increasing the efficiency of vehicles already in our fleets here and now is imperative.” –Dan Steere, president and CEO, GreenRoad I received an....More
Jun 30, 2009

Money and roads

"If we're going to change dramatically the way we spend transportation dollars, let's do it right." –Brian Imus, director of the Illinois Public....More
Jun 29, 2009

Funding the future

“The next decade needs R....More
Jun 18, 2009

Good deeds done

“A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.” –Henrick Ibsen It’s often easy to forget that trucking isn’t just about chrome....More
Jun 17, 2009

Climate change futility

“Responses to climate change impacts in the United States will almost certainly evolve over time as we learn through experience. Implementing these....More
Jun 16, 2009

“Livability”

“Fostering the concept of livability in transportation projects and programs will help America’s neighborhoods become safer, healthier and more....More
Jun 15, 2009

Hybrid incentives

“Until … economies of scale are established, most heavy-duty hybrids will be sold at a very high premium compared to non-hybrids.” –Dennis Slagle,....More
Jun 04, 2009

In memoriam

“Absolutely the two most important things to him in life were being honest and being dependable. If he told you he was going to be somewhere at a....More
Jun 03, 2009

Cruise control adaptation

“The accuracy of the road slope information … enables our RunSmart Predictive Cruise to ease the burden on the truck’s engine when traversing....More
Jun 02, 2009

The ‘Ripken Way’ of safety

“Safety is a commitment … but it is much more than that. It is a moral issue and an important character trait.” – Steve Keppler, director of policy....More
Jun 01, 2009

GM’s sad day

“The General Motors board of directors authorized the filing of a chapter 11 case with regret that this path proved necessary despite the best....More
May 28, 2009

Crisis of debt

“We must move beyond crisis management approaches and start to address some of the key fiscal and other challenges facing this country if we want our....More
May 27, 2009

Connecting to customers

“Any change, any loss, does not make us victims. Others can shake you, surprise you, disappoint you, but they can't prevent you from acting, from....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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