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 May 03, 2011

Mayors say ‘no’ to highways

“As the federal government sets priorities for long-term spending and deficit reduction, future transportation infrastructure investments should....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 29, 2011

The cost barrier facing alternative power

“It is the financial issues that most often resonate with consumers, whether it is the higher price of the vehicle itself, the cost to fuel or charge....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 27, 2011

Standardizing the “Smart Grid”

“Our stakeholders have keen interest in the Smart Grid because it's the infrastructure needed to recharge hybrid and electric vehicles accelerating....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 25, 2011

Transforming old tires

Truckers know well the value of retreading their tires – and you can visit the Retread Tire Association to get more facts about the inherent savings....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 22, 2011

Testing makes perfect

“What gets measured gets improved.” –Robin S. Sharma, author of The Greatness Guide: Powerful Secrets for Getting to World Class It’s a well-known....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 19, 2011

Eco-marathon time

“There are a lot of really smart and innovative fuel-efficient ideas to be seen on and off the track.” –Anthony Bernier, a member of Quebec’s....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 18, 2011

Getting “back to normal”

“Our industry has taken many punches. In addition to the economic downturn, we’ve had to weather a series of regulatory changes that magnified the....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 15, 2011

A “control freak” for light trucks

“The best crash is the crash you avoid.” –Bret Dick, GMC performance engineer Light trucks are getting safer and safer to drive these days for a....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 13, 2011

Public safety vehicle rodeo

It’s not every day you get to see police vehicles and fire trucks in action – and usually, when they are in action, it means bad things are happening....More

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