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 Apr 24, 2017

Speed limiters, elephant races, and professional drivers

Despite the Trump administration’s putting the brakes on federal rulemakings, 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 tp 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
in Running Lights Feb 01, 2017

Must read: Court nominee’s lively dissent in trucking case

I am not a lawyer but I am a writer, and based on my quick read of a couple of his opinions, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is wonderful. I just....More
in Running Lights Jan 12, 2017

Twitter less kind to Chao than senators were

While Transportation Secretary-to-be Elaine Chao got a free pass from the Senate Commerce Committee in a confirmation hearing Wednesday, the....More
in Running Lights Nov 30, 2016

It's Chao time in the Twitterverse

President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Elaine Chao to be his Secretary of Transportation quickly became a trending topic on social media as....More
in Running Lights Oct 18, 2016

CBS report goes after older truckers

Like most popular media reports, the CBS News story on trucking, “Big Rigs, Big Problems,” opens with the sad remembrance of a crash victim and then....More

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