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Apr 29, 2009

Incentives for safety investment

“It is about encouraging investment in safety through the purchase and installation of technologies on trucks and buses that have been tested and....More
Apr 28, 2009

Shifts in behavior

“So much of this is outside their control. You can restructure, restructure, restructure, but if auto sales don't rebound, then unless you have zero....More
Apr 27, 2009

California greenin’ …

“With , California is embarking on a fundamental transformation of its transportation system to substantially decrease greenhouse gas emissions and....More
Apr 24, 2009

Big bottom line

"We are a growing nation, adding 150 million people every 50 years 90% of miles traveled by Americans in this vast country are on highways. To meet....More
Apr 23, 2009

The IMF’s crystal ball

“Financial conditions in the mature markets are projected to improve only slowly, as insolvency concerns are diminished by greater clarity over....More
Apr 22, 2009

Aggressive danger

“It's easy to think ‘that other guy is the problem’ … the one who runs someone off the road, tailgates, or yells obscenities. In reality, examples of....More
Apr 21, 2009

100 mpg?

“Larger vehicles need hybridization to save fuel and cut emissions. But larger vehicles are also the strength of U.S. automakers. We’re playing to....More
Apr 20, 2009

An artist’s passion

“I don’t care about hot rods or motorcycles. It’s just trucks man. I think they’re the coolest art movement going on.” –Roger Snider, truck....More
Apr 17, 2009

The seven secrets

“The Chinese have a great saying: ‘Insanity is doing the same thing the same way each time while expecting different results.’” –Tim Brady, author,....More
Apr 15, 2009

Half-full … and more

“There is no question that business is tough … the glass is half full.” –Steve Myers, Moser Motor Sales Inc. I gave into the gloom permeating the....More
Apr 14, 2009

The stark numbers

“The lingering freight recession, now estimated to be in the third year, is the longest and deepest in modern transportation history.” –Kirk Thompson....More
Apr 13, 2009

Of monsters & phantoms

“I may not have a brain … but I have an idea.” –B.O.B., short for “Bicarbonate Ostylezene Benzonate,” from the movie Monsters vs. Aliens I usually....More
Apr 10, 2009

NHTSA’s new guy

"Chuck has a deep passion to save lives, prevent injuries and stop the human suffering associated with traffic crashes." --Janet Froetscher,....More
Apr 09, 2009

Critiquing infrastructure needs

“I expected better of a professional engineering organization.” –Robert Poole, director of transportation policy and Searle Freedom Trust....More
Apr 08, 2009

As usual …

“Today, we’re publicly announcing our Highway Serial Killings initiative to raise awareness among law enforcement agencies and the general public....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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