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 29, 2015

Shippers take SmartWay seriously

I’ve heard more than a bit of grumbling about the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay program from time to time, often from....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 21, 2015

Low oil prices: is it different this time?

Funny thing about that old saying “the more things change, the more they stay the same” when tagged to the recent global oil price crash....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 15, 2015

A bad moon always seems near to rise

I see the bad moon rising I see trouble on the way I see earthquakes and lightnin' I see bad times today –From “Bad Moon Rising....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 09, 2015

Putting it on autopilot on the highway

To show off the capabilities of its “piloted driving concept” vehicle [that’s a longer-winded way of saying “driverless car....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 08, 2015

Driverless vehicles are here … and getting weird

Not to be a curmudgeonly cynic here (though, sadly, I often am) but I just can’t get my head wrapped around the idea of driverless vehicles....More

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