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 Jan 02, 2015

Prepping for generational change

So I’ve been clicking through Ford Motor Co.’s third annual “micro trends” analysis report compiled by Sheryl Connelly, head....More
in Trucks at Work Dec 30, 2014

Highway safety: We must be doing something right

So the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released its 2013 Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) data that painted....More
in Trucks at Work Dec 29, 2014

Aiming for self-driving freight

So earlier this month, global logistics provider DHL issued what it calls a “trend report” entitled Self-Driving Vehicles in Logistics....More
in Trucks at Work Dec 22, 2014

“Drives like a car”

It’s such the cliché in the truck-design business today: developing commercial vehicles that offer the comfort, handling, and....More
in Trucks at Work Dec 19, 2014

A toy truck tradition continues

When Christmastime comes around, kids are usually eagerly focused on what toys Santa Claus might bring and place under the Christmas tree....More
in Trucks at Work Dec 18, 2014

Thoughts from inside the winner’s circle

“Most things in life that are worthwhile you’ve got to work at. You get out what you put in. It’s as simple as that. It’s....More
in Trucks at Work Dec 12, 2014

Aiming to reduce injury rates in trucking

I’ll admit that minute I heard about this new report from Washington State’s  Department of Labor & Industries (L&I)....More

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