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

Sep 07, 2016

The road to autonomy may be paved with distraction

So insurance giant State Farm recently conducted an online survey of about 1,000 U.S. consumers aged 18 or older regarding their “attitudes....More
Sep 02, 2016

A day with a dump truck

So I got to fly up to Dearborn, Michigan, this week to test drive some Ford trucks (tough duty, I know....More
Aug 29, 2016

Telling trucking’s tales via video

Seeing is believing, as the old saying goes; often as a way to open up human eyes to the possibilities presented by a particular situation....More
Aug 26, 2016

Taking a road trip via electric vehicle

In a bid to boost the appeal of electric vehicles (EVs), Nissan recently its latest all-electric LEAF model – one fitted with a 30 kilowatt-per....More
Aug 24, 2016

Scania’s got a new truck, but not for North America. Not yet at least.

It’s always a treat to watch a new truck get introduced, with all the flash and hype that’s usually only reserved for swanky new sports....More
Aug 16, 2016

People, IT security, and trucking

Here’s probably what should be a well-known – if highly ironic – strategy when it comes to protecting trucking’s information....More

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