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 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
in Hammer Lane Sep 19, 2007

It's only competition

Believe it or not, I tried three times to respond to the well-reasoned comment made by Don to my previous post using this site‘s comment function (....More
in Hammer Lane Sep 11, 2007

Free-- at a price

The problem with free trade is it's free. That's the part opponents of the Mexican truck demo program that got under way last week seem incapable of....More
in Hammer Lane Sep 07, 2007

Is there a Chery in your future?

Back in the year of our nation's Bicentennial, senior slump in the waning days of high school was relieved a bit by a substitute history teacher who....More
in Hammer Lane Aug 03, 2007

Roads-- and bridges-- to hell

Once again the unthinkable has happened in America. A highway bridge has collapsed, sending at least five motorists (including a truck driver) to....More
in Hammer Lane Jul 24, 2007

About time

Maybe just maybe the court decision throwing out most of the "new" Hours of Service (HOS) regs now in effect for truck drivers will lead to real....More

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