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 Dec 19, 2014

A toy truck tradition continues

When Christmastime comes around, kids are usually eagerly focused on what toys Santa Claus might bring and place under the Christmas tree....More
in Trucks at Work Dec 18, 2014

Thoughts from inside the winner’s circle

“Most things in life that are worthwhile you’ve got to work at. You get out what you put in. It’s as simple as that. It’s....More
in Trucks at Work Dec 12, 2014

Aiming to reduce injury rates in trucking

I’ll admit that minute I heard about this new report from Washington State’s  Department of Labor & Industries (L&I)....More
in Trucks at Work Dec 10, 2014

Reality check for vehicle safety systems

Technology is a wonderful thing, especially where motor vehicle safety is concerned....More
in Trucks at Work Dec 08, 2014

Trucking: window to the human spirit

So much vitriol is spilled out every day about trucking – that fatigue runs rampant among truck drivers, threatening everyone using the....More
in Trucks at Work Dec 05, 2014

Digging into the downspeeding details

“Downspeeding” is a rather clunky description of what’s becoming a significant vehicle engineering tactic for boosting fuel economy....More
in Trucks at Work Dec 04, 2014

Will rising business optimism further boost freight?

Positive vibes remain fairly strong within the U.S. business community right now concerning the outlook for 2015, though that’s being tempered....More

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