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 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
in Hammer Lane Jul 30, 2009

Welcome to Mike's trucking

Mike O’Neill, one of the stalwarts of the public relations corps that so ably serves trucking as a conduit of information for suppliers, is....More
in Hammer Lane Jul 24, 2009

At last, a new brake rule

The other, er, brake shoe has at last dropped. More than two years after trucking first anticipated it being finalized, the National Highway Traffic....More
in Hammer Lane Jul 21, 2009

Ben: "Yes, but" on economy

Keep your seat belts buckled because the economy is not yet about to pull onto smooth pavement. Boiled down, that's Fed Chief Ben Bernanke's view of....More
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

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