Sean Kilcarr

Senior Editor, Penton Media comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry -- light and medium duty fleets up through over-the-road truckload, less-than-truckload, and private fleet operations

Posts by Sean Kilcarr

in Trucks at Work Mar 25, 2015

The next step in smaller diesels

A lot of interesting stuff gets unveiled at the annual Mid America Trucking Show (MATS), but one of the more interesting things that will make an....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 20, 2015

Branding all the live long day

If you think corporate “branding strategies” are, applicable to the world of freight transportation, think again. Indeed, John Simon....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 13, 2015

The attraction to distraction

Here’s a worrisome statistic: a recent U.S. survey found that 18% of those polled say they “cannot resist” the “urge”....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 10, 2015

Ramping up the “Toward Zero Deaths” policy effort

About five years ago I attended a transportation meeting hosted by the Swedish embassy in Washington D.C. that sought to spur a new strategic....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 09, 2015

Generating electric power from tires?

Here’s an interesting idea: converting the heat generated from rubber tires rolling down the road into electricity that can power an electric....More

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