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 Mar 15, 2010

Green grow the trucks.. and trucking!

It was still winter by the calendar last week in St. Louis, but on the show floor at the America's Center near the famous Arch, a technological....More
in Hammer Lane Feb 02, 2010

Forcing a light on speculators

I was thrilled to learn today via a news release emailed to me by the American Trucking Assns. (ATA) that the big trucking lobby is joining forces....More
in Hammer Lane Jan 28, 2010

Plan pays off for Ford

If nothing else, the astonishingly positive fiscal results announced by Ford Motor Co. today point up that an industrial corporation's slide into....More
in Hammer Lane Jan 27, 2010

The trucking spark

Twenty-three years ago, Michael J. Fox had a hit film on his hands with "The Secret of My Success," a comical farce in which a wily young man rapidly....More
in Hammer Lane Oct 06, 2009

The FedEx Indicator

Just came across a provocative take on the pronouncement last month by the grand poobah of investors, Mr. Warren Buffett, who declared the U.S....More
in Hammer Lane Sep 04, 2009

Hard-hat blues play on

“The road to success is always under construction” --Lily Tomlin Despite the promise of federal stimulus bucks flowing into public construction....More
in Hammer Lane Aug 06, 2009

Mike's trucking: Trail's end

It's the end of the road for our dynamic duo of truckers as Mike O'Neill takes the wheel just in time to turn into the driveway of the new World....More
in Hammer Lane Aug 05, 2009

Mike's trucking: Working it

Today we find our intrepid reporter Mike O'Neill and the world-renowned journalist driving his truck, the inimitable David Kolman, pushing ever....More
in Hammer Lane Aug 04, 2009

Mike's trucking: Welcome, Kolman!

The odyssey continues. In this third installment of PR king Mike O'Neill's on-the-road blog of his cross-country rental truck jog, we find the....More
in Hammer Lane Jul 31, 2009

Mike's trucking: Cereal City

PR maestro Mike O'Neill is still trucking-- it's Day Two-- and good thing he's doing so on his own time as he's headed from the Northeast to the....More

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