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Dec 19, 2007

Calendar time

I love the truck calendars I start getting around this time of year. Regular as clockwork, they start appearing in my mailbox - chock full of spit-....More
Dec 18, 2007

Tracking trailers

You know, trailer security is a pretty big issue in this country, although it rarely makes the headlines. That‘s a direct result in the booming....More
Dec 14, 2007

Administrative focus

“One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.” --Arnold Glasgow. There's no getting around it....More
Dec 13, 2007

Hours, safety, and sense

“Never give in: Never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty. Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense....More
Dec 11, 2007

Ye Olde Minivan

It‘s a quintessential American product that‘s rapidly disappearing from the model lists of U.S. automakers: the minivan. Though small vans existed....More
Dec 10, 2007

SOS on HOS

"Oh, I knew there'd be hell to pay/but that crossed my mind a little too late." -- Dierks Bentley So we may finally get a glimpse of what changes -....More
Dec 07, 2007

The Oklahoma Crew

“We few, we happy few, we band of brothers.” - Shakespeare‘s Henry V As luck would have it, I got to look inside the working life of today‘s diesel....More
Dec 06, 2007

Talking with Marvin

Got a chance to sit down with W. Marvin Rush this week, the founder and chairman of Rush Enterprises, a $2.4 billion mammoth collection of commercial....More
Dec 04, 2007

The diesel burn

Everyone in trucking knows that fuel prices are skyrocketing and burning a gigantic hole in a lot of wallets out there (more so for ones without fuel....More
Dec 03, 2007

The simple stuff

“It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.” - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Talked to Darry Stuart last....More
Nov 30, 2007

Three seconds to salvation

I know, I know: you‘ve heard the mantra “Always wear your seat belt” since you graduated driver‘s ed umpteen years ago. Problem is, many truck....More
Nov 29, 2007

Taking a stand for safety

"I'm going to rise today/and change this world." --from the song "Rise Today" by Alter Bridge. Couple weeks back, the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA....More
Nov 28, 2007

Importance of accounting

I‘m going to do something a little different today - I‘m turning my blog over to someone else, that person being Jerry Osteryoung, the Jim Moran....More
Nov 27, 2007

Pain at the pump

It's no secret that diesel prices are reaching new highs. The real unknown here, though, is how the trucking industry as a whole can deal with this....More
Nov 21, 2007

The future of engines

It's a study in contrasts, the truck engine production process today. On the one hand you have the foundry: the dark, smokey place where metal is....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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