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 Apr 30, 2008

Steer clear!

How many times have you passed a state trooper or other police officer dealing with a trucker or motorist stopped on the side of the road-- and we....More
in Hammer Lane Apr 28, 2008

Kerkorian likes Ford's better idea

It was just last week that Ford Motor Co. surprised many by reporting strong first-quarter results. Ford's long-term strategy of emphasizing global....More
in Hammer Lane Apr 25, 2008

Modec: Moving up!

It seems like just yesterday I was first introduced to the Modec-- an electric truck headed to the U.S. from England-- by a rather eccentric and yet....More
in Hammer Lane Apr 23, 2008

Pain at the pump

Like so many other things-- good and otherwise-- occurring anew in modern-day America, it's happening first in the Golden State. Four-buck-a-gallon....More
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

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