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Sep 25, 2008

History with style

“This place is about how highways, cars, and trucks all tie together in the transportation history of our country.” -Bob Martin, senior....More
Sep 24, 2008

Determined to be heard

“Being in trucking today is like playing Russian roulette. You‘re just spinning the wheel and waiting to see what happens.” -Charlie Claburn,....More
Sep 23, 2008

Taking care of business

“Ability is what you‘re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” -Lou Holtz, former head coach,....More
Sep 22, 2008

Selling all of your value

“Thought, like all potent weapons, is exceedingly dangerous if mishandled. Clear thinking is therefore desirable not only in order to develop the....More
Sep 19, 2008

Ultra trucks

"I look at these trucks as big sculptures - a huge artistic canvas - and it‘s my goal to create and publish the definitive coffee table book about....More
Sep 18, 2008

Track risk, lower costs

“This is a brand new way to price car insurance that allows drivers to pay based on how they actually drive.” -Richard Hutchinson, general manager....More
Sep 17, 2008

Forgetting the doing

“Have you ever heard the story ... of mister faded glory ... say that he that rides the pony must some ... day ... fall ...” -Mother Love Bone You‘ve....More
Sep 16, 2008

Virtual lab for vehicles

“The iVR lab gives us a competitive advantage because as a vehicle design is developed in the digital world, it can also be quickly and cost-....More
Sep 15, 2008

When disaster strikes

“In the aftermath of storms, the transportation industry is always strained, not only with assessing the physical damage to their own facilities, but....More
Sep 12, 2008

A museum for trucking

“We hope to help spread the story of trucking to the public, to the schoolchildren, to travelers and to make today‘s truckers more proud of their....More
Sep 11, 2008

The America I know

“Americanism means the virtues of courage, honor, justice, truth, sincerity, and hardihood--the virtues that made America. The things that will....More
Sep 10, 2008

Life on the road

“This survey gives us an inside look at our van operators and their motivations, likes and dislikes. They also know the country‘s interstates,....More
Sep 09, 2008

Clean port clash

“Instead of trying to help residents and workers, a public, government entity has outrageously teamed up with Daimler/Mercedes to hoodwink the hard-....More
Sep 08, 2008

Contracting value - or trouble

“Quality in a service or product is not what you put into it. It is what the client or customer gets out of it.” -Peter Drucker One of the reasons I....More
Sep 05, 2008

Energy and our future

“Right now, the United States imports about 70% of its oil from overseas. At the same time, billions of dollars that we spend on all that foreign oil....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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