David Cullen

Executive Editor, David Cullen offers his take on how actions taken by government agencies, industry suppliers and other trucking stakeholders impact truck fleet owners. Executive Editor of FleetOwner, Cullen has been covering trucking since 1981 and has been on the staff of FleetOwner since 1989. He does not claim to be an expert on trucking, but will admit to being a writer-- and hoping to be regarded a journalist.

Posts by David Cullen

in Hammer Lane Jan 31, 2008

Isuzu: Trucks only

In the very early '80s, yours truly was dispatched to Vegas (back when the town still seemed to have a Rat Packer or two floating around) for a very....More
in Hammer Lane Jan 29, 2008

Blame it on Bib

Though much slimmer than he once was, Bibendum-- a.ka. The Michelin Man-- is big enough to conceal secrets when he chooses. Then again good old Bib (....More
in Hammer Lane Jan 25, 2008

Back to... the past

Everybody pulled his weight. Gee our old LaSalle ran great. Those were the days. --from "Those Were The Days," lyric by Charles Stouse and Lee Adams....More
in Hammer Lane Jan 17, 2008

He thinks... he acts!

OK, now we can get off Ben Bernanke's back. According to The Wall Street Journal this morning, the Fed chairman has "endorsed a 'quickly' implemented....More
in Hammer Lane Jan 15, 2008

A bridge too weak

Almost six months after the horrible collapse of the Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis, the finger of blame is being pointed at a design flaw--....More
in Hammer Lane Jan 10, 2008

Ya think, Ben, ya think?

Sometimes you got to wonder what people, including high-powered eggheads in Washington, are thinking. News item: This afternoon The Wall Sreet....More
in Hammer Lane Jan 04, 2008

The happy warriors

Oh to be in the Granite State this morning! For a political junkie like me, last night was what the World Series, the Super Bowl and the college ball....More
in Hammer Lane Dec 17, 2007

Busy guy

Jim Hoffa, general president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) is no doubt a busy guy, especially these days what with a....More
in Hammer Lane Dec 05, 2007

Nightmare before Christmas

Based on the cold hard economic news that is peppering us like ice pellets of late, Santa Claus must be planning on delivering nothing but coal this....More
in Hammer Lane Nov 15, 2007

Hybrids happening

It seems only yesterday the only hybrid on any highway was a Toyota Prius or two. Now around where I live, you can see phalanxes of Priuses on any....More

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