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 13, 2012

Cranking the wheel, jammin’ the gears

On the surface of things, it would seem professional truck drivers share little in common with stunt driver par excellence Ken Block – except....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 12, 2012

A cool – and novel – idea

The ongoing shortage of truck drivers is an issue that’s been hotly debated within trucking’s ranks for time out of mind,....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 11, 2012

Let’s go kick it

Sometimes … you just gotta go kick it. Slug some coffee – even more coffee than THAT – and just go out there and give it your....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 09, 2012

Up or down?

The sudden negative turn of so many economic indicators at once – sluggish U.S....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 29, 2012

Oil: where we go from here

If there’s been one bright spot amid all the economic and political uncertainty of late, it’s been the sharp and sudden 23% drop in oil....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 28, 2012

“Autopilot” for fuel savings?

Sweden’s Volvo Trucksis in the midst of testing a new technological package that aims to squeeze more fuel economy out of modern-day big rigs....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 27, 2012

Vehicle as psychiatrist ... well, sort of

As we all know, cars and trucks are increasingly being packed with all sorts of electronic systems designed to vastly improve their safety profile....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 26, 2012

Transportation taxation policy not so tricky

So the Mineta National Transit Research Consortium recently released a report based on three years of surveys regarding taxation and....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 25, 2012

Assembling trucks where bears eat

Factoids of all sorts fascinate history buffs like myself; thus it didn’t take long to dig up more than few interesting and informative....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 22, 2012

Reborn the right way

The last time I’d visited the 159,000 sq. ft....More

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