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Feb 19, 2010

Considering CSA 2010

“CSA 2010 is not a big, ugly monster. There’s nothing too earth-shattering about it for carriers with an above-average approach to safety – all they....More
Feb 18, 2010

Are tanker trucks potential terrorist weapons?

“We consider gasoline tankers, and to a lesser extent, propane tankers to be the most attractive options for terrorists seeking to use highway-borne....More
Feb 17, 2010

The NEI and you

“Increasing the export of American products and services to global markets can help revive the fortunes of U.S. companies, spur future economic....More
Feb 16, 2010

A trucker that made a difference

"I am no smarter than a lot of guys in town … but I work harder." –John Ruan, founder of Ruan Transportation Management Systems, who passed away at....More
Feb 12, 2010

Taking in a show

“The theme of this year’s show – ‘Change Happens Here’ – is meant to demonstrate our commitment to working with the decision makers and innovators in....More
Feb 11, 2010

Economic trending … with diesel

"We feel our index, along with a monthly detailed report, will give our customers, government leaders and other businesses meaningful insight into....More
Feb 10, 2010

The snow keeps coming

“No matter whether a road is wet, slushy or snow packed today, road surfaces will mostly likely turn to ice tonight and tomorrow morning. Air and....More
Feb 09, 2010

Big snow part deux

"The reality is that motorists who must travel Tuesday night and during the day on Wednesday will face conditions possibly worse than those seen over....More
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
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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