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Jan 21, 2009

Biofuel challenges

“The cost disadvantage of producing biofuels is significantly higher than the benefits achieved from their use. This scenario is unlikely to change....More
Jan 20, 2009

The moment is here

“Today I say to you that the challenges we face are real. They are serious and they are many. They will not be met easily or in a short span of time....More
Jan 19, 2009

Misreading history

“That was something else they never understood: Lincoln himself. Some might praise him for being flexible, while others called him slippery, when in....More
Jan 16, 2009

Some final thoughts

“Imposing … tougher standards will ensure that new entrants are fully aware and compliant with federal safety regulations, aiding in the continued....More
Jan 15, 2009

Sharp dressed trucks

“They could tell right away … that I was bad to the bone.” –From the song “Bad to the bone” by George Thorogood....More
Jan 14, 2009

Rough going ahead

“Over the next 12 months, markets could experience sharp volatility swings. This is part of the economic cycle correction, speculative and short-term....More
Jan 13, 2009

Building safer roads

“The price of driver error should not be death. We can and must make our roadways safer. That will be our goal as we look to the reauthorization of....More
Jan 12, 2009

Breath of fresh air

“Trucking isn't a career – it's a lifestyle; a culture all its own. And this culture is what keeps America rolling.” –Timothy Brady, former owner-....More
Jan 09, 2009

On a high note

“There are many important issues that the transportation community must confront these days—including congestion, funding, and an aging....More
Jan 08, 2009

Finding balance

“Proper work/life balance is a key factor in employee satisfaction and productivity – and there are lots of easy ways to achieve it this year.” –....More
Jan 07, 2009

The work begins

“When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply....More
Jan 06, 2009

Hard times

“We’re all living a dream out here. But sometimes you’ve got to give up your dream to survive. No one wants to hear this, but this is reality.” –....More
Jan 05, 2009

Nope, not fair

“I don’t think that this is a case of hypocrisy. It is though, a case of two standards, probably for good reason. It is the difference between....More
Dec 31, 2008

The year that was

“You are too concerned about what was and what will be. There is a saying: yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is....More
Dec 30, 2008

Prognostication

“We know this forecast will be a blow to many industry participants.” –Eric Starks, president, FTR Associates, Nashville, IN The funny thing is, the....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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