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 Oct 26, 2016

The pain and possible gain from trucking regulations

There’s no doubt a tremendous number of “big ticket” regulations coming together to hammer the trucking industry in some truly....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 21, 2016

Trucking insurance: It’s a new ballgame

With trucking insurance firms hiking premiums 10% to 30% in the wake of big claims, and with major companies such as Zurich Insurance Group AG and....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 20, 2016

A 'new jeep' gets ready to roll

One of the more interesting and indeed famous motorized vehicles in history is the jeep; a “jack-of-all-trades” piece of military....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 19, 2016

Time for a few video updates …

There’s a lot going on in the world of trucking at the moment – with the sluggish start to what’s generally considered to be the....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 13, 2016

The regulatory retooling of engines – even for pickup trucks

So we all know that the Phase 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) rules mandate fuel economy improvements for a wide variety of trucks, which in turn is leading....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 11, 2016

Deconstructing millennials for trucking

There’s been a tremendous amount of discussion regarding the millennial generation and their impact on the trucking industry – both good....More

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