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 Sep 09, 2011

Defying the shadow of terror

Ten years. It seems so strange that one of the grimmest of grim days in our nation’s history will soon be a decade behind us. Already, there are....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 08, 2011

Tooling around in a Ram

It’s been an interesting week, test driving a 2011 model Ram 3500 Laramie crew cab, decked out with a Dakota contractor body on the back – and the....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 07, 2011

The rise of cybercrime

“There is a serious disconnect in how people view the threat of cybercrime ... is much more prevalent than people realize.” –Adam Palmer, lead cyber....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 06, 2011

And the safest U.S. driving city is …

“Human behavior is the biggest cause of accidents. it is vital for us to educate American drivers about safe driving behaviors they can demonstrate....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 02, 2011

Test drivin’

One of the lucky (and, unfortunately, very rare) perks of my job is getting the opportunity to test drive trucks for an extended period of time. In....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 01, 2011

Doing infrastructure right

“The ‘America's Transportation Award’ competition allows us to honor and recognize projects that save taxpayers money, offer new and innovative ideas....More
in Trucks at Work Aug 31, 2011

Hybrid plug-in buses, ahoy!

“We expect to be able to reduce the energy consumption in a city bus by up to 65% carbon-dioxide emissions by more than 75% with a plug-in hybrid....More
in Trucks at Work Aug 30, 2011

From mistakes to success

“Understand that most problems are a good sign. Problems indicate that progress is being made, wheels are turning, that you are moving toward your....More
in Trucks at Work Aug 26, 2011

It's mobile exhibit time!

“We use this tractor-trailer to engage our fleet and owner-operator customers in a discussion about the importance of lubricants and coolants to....More
in Trucks at Work Aug 25, 2011

Returning to our shores?

“There’s a constant appetite for energy and that will drive up oil prices in the future. As a result of high energy prices, transportation will cost....More

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