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 Jul 14, 2009

Graduating teen drivers

It's not every day I find out about a potentially exciting piece of safety legislation by coming across an ad while flipping through a consumer....More
in Hammer Lane Jun 17, 2009

Welcome back, Chrysler!

The curtain is rising on a new Chrysler. Just a week after inking a global strategic alliance with Italy's Fiat Group, Chrysler Group LLC has....More
in Hammer Lane Jun 05, 2009

One of trucking’s own gets FMCSA nod

Fleet owners and other trucking stakeholders should be cheered to learn President Obama has announced he will nominate Anne S. Ferro as Administrator....More
in Hammer Lane May 05, 2009

Truckers should love "cash for clunkers"

While pretty much everything America needs-- and wants, at least in good times!-- moves by truck, few business segments drive trucking like the auto....More
in Hammer Lane Apr 29, 2009

Hopeful sign

Hope springs eternal in the human breast; Man never Is, but always To be blest: The soul, uneasy and confin'd from home, Rests and expatiates in a....More
in Hammer Lane Mar 30, 2009

The good, the bad-- and the Camaro!

Now that GM chairman....More
in Hammer Lane Mar 20, 2009

Singin’ the trucking blues

Well, I ain't got nothin' but time So baby, if you wanna shine If you take time to look My number's in the book And you can call me any time --Lyric....More
in Hammer Lane Mar 13, 2009

No joke

The journalist in me always bristles whenever someone says they "get their news from The Daily Show" and can't be bothered with ever tuning into a TV....More
in Hammer Lane Mar 06, 2009

Wake up, already

The government is us; we are the government, you and I. --Theodore Roosevelt How any American cannot see that we are in a such a pit of economic pain....More
in Hammer Lane Mar 05, 2009

GM admits "substantial doubt"

I guess you have to admire General Motors for having the guts to state flat-out this week in a government filing that "substantial doubt" exists....More

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