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 30, 2009

Money and roads

"If we're going to change dramatically the way we spend transportation dollars, let's do it right." –Brian Imus, director of the Illinois Public....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 29, 2009

Funding the future

“The next decade needs R....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 18, 2009

Good deeds done

“A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.” –Henrick Ibsen It’s often easy to forget that trucking isn’t just about chrome....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 17, 2009

Climate change futility

“Responses to climate change impacts in the United States will almost certainly evolve over time as we learn through experience. Implementing these....More
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

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