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 Jul 30, 2012

The great "muddle through"

It’s seems supremely ironic that the time period we’re in now, which followed so-called “Great Recession” of 2007-2009,....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 27, 2012

Freight seems forever stuck in the planning process

Another great plan calling for “bold ideas” to repair and expand our nation’s transportation infrastructure; another great plan....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 25, 2012

Future focus never falters

It’s heartening, to say the least, to continually read about the introduction of vehicle-related innovations despite the tough economic times....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 20, 2012

Death by diesel … again

I’m sure it comes to no one’s surprise in trucking that diesel exhaust is considered harmful to human health. I mean, hey: the industry....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 18, 2012

The great parking debate

As we all know, modern day living relies implicitly on a bevy of motorized vehicles to transport people and goods from place to place. Cars take....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 17, 2012

The “platooning” pucker factor

If you haven’t heard about the concept of “platooning” yet, let me just say that the whole thing freaks me out more than a little....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 16, 2012

The “ZSM” revealed!

If you think the “Zombie Survival Machine” or “ZSM” developed by Design Craft Fabrication from some sketches by famed....More

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