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 Jun 16, 2009


“Fostering the concept of livability in transportation projects and programs will help America’s neighborhoods become safer, healthier and more....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 15, 2009

Hybrid incentives

“Until … economies of scale are established, most heavy-duty hybrids will be sold at a very high premium compared to non-hybrids.” –Dennis Slagle,....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 04, 2009

In memoriam

“Absolutely the two most important things to him in life were being honest and being dependable. If he told you he was going to be somewhere at a....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 03, 2009

Cruise control adaptation

“The accuracy of the road slope information … enables our RunSmart Predictive Cruise to ease the burden on the truck’s engine when traversing....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 02, 2009

The ‘Ripken Way’ of safety

“Safety is a commitment … but it is much more than that. It is a moral issue and an important character trait.” – Steve Keppler, director of policy....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 01, 2009

GM’s sad day

“The General Motors board of directors authorized the filing of a chapter 11 case with regret that this path proved necessary despite the best....More
in Trucks at Work May 28, 2009

Crisis of debt

“We must move beyond crisis management approaches and start to address some of the key fiscal and other challenges facing this country if we want our....More
in Trucks at Work May 27, 2009

Connecting to customers

“Any change, any loss, does not make us victims. Others can shake you, surprise you, disappoint you, but they can't prevent you from acting, from....More
in Trucks at Work May 26, 2009

Aerodynamic … and cool

“We wanted to show that aerodynamic trucks can be cool, too.” –James Carello, general manager, Regional International dealership To call “Mayhem” and....More
in Trucks at Work May 21, 2009

Roadcheck ready?

"The Roadcheck campaign highlights the important work that commercial vehicle inspectors perform everyday to keep our roads safe and save lives. The....More

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