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Jun 03, 2010

DOT and trucking

“I can assure you that truck transportation is and will remain an essential component of the nation’s freight system.” –Transportation Secretary Ray....More
Jun 02, 2010

Surviving on the highway

“Drivers and other road users must take an active role in safety—their own and that of those sharing the road. Vehicle occupants need to buckle up....More
May 28, 2010

Getting electrified

“The automotive industry will reach a turning point during 2010, as it begins the gradual transition away from the internal combustion engine and....More
May 26, 2010

Sex behind the wheel?

“It is truly unbelievable what people are doing while driving. The results of our survey show that so many people are distracted and doing other....More
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
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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