Kevin Jones

Editor, American Trucker

Kevin Jones has an odd fascination with the supply chain. As editor of American Trucker, he focuses on the critical role owner-ops and small fleets play in the economy, locally and globally. And he likes big trucks.

Posts by Kevin Jones

in Running Lights Jun 09, 2017

Next FMCSA boss: The ‘short list’

In the first week of June 2009, President Barack Obama nominated Anne Ferro to lead the Motor Carrier Safety Administration. So where’s the Trump....More
in Running Lights May 30, 2017

Embracing Uber-style tech: What carriers need to understand

Trucking companies shouldn’t be afraid of Uber, or Uber-style technology, because the entire aim is make it easier for shippers and carriers to....More
in Running Lights May 08, 2017

Trump time: Trucking, construction interests challenge GHG regs

Even as truck makers and some of their biggest customers gathered to review—and praise—the latest and greatest in environmentally friendly....More
in Running Lights Apr 26, 2017

The budget fight: Fiddling while truck safety burns?

A looming government shutdown, a massive tax cut, a renewed effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, the Wall: The Trump Administration and Congress....More
in Running Lights Apr 24, 2017

Speed limiters, elephant races, and professional drivers

Despite the Trump administration’s putting the brakes on federal rulemaking, OOIDA is ramping up its own regulatory push back: The small business....More
in Running Lights Apr 17, 2017

Chicken and egg, Tesla and trucks

There’s only one thing standing between Elon Musk and Tesla Inc.'s plan to revolutionize transportation with electric vehicles: Electricity....More
in Running Lights Mar 21, 2017

Worst Trucker in the World: U.S. Government edition

The Worst Trucker in the World is back, bigger and badder than ever—because the latest recipient of the dishonor is a fleet run by the U.S....More
in Running Lights Mar 09, 2017

'Encouraging sign': Navistar finds turnaround in new LT tractor, A26 engine

While Wall Street prognosticators found Navistar’s latest earnings report “disappointing,” for truck customers there are new products to be excited....More
in Running Lights Feb 23, 2017

CSA update: skeptic encouraged by reform efforts, anticipates return

Despite the Trump Administration’s proclaimed disdain for regulations, the highly touted, questionably effective, and Congressionally parked....More
in Running Lights Feb 21, 2017

A formula for fleet safety?

When it comes to truck safety, there is no single “golden solution” or “quick fix”—and the many studies, claims, and high horses about how fleets and....More

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