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 Aug 27, 2014

Pay vs. happiness

There’s been a lot of talk about boosting truck driver pay of late – even in the New York Times, of all places – but maybe another....More
in Trucks at Work Aug 26, 2014

Calling for changes to CSA

Though many in the trucking industry support the ultimate goals of the Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) program rolled out by the Federal Motor....More
in Trucks at Work Aug 21, 2014

Fill ‘er up fast with CNG

So I stopped by one of Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores facilities in Oak Cliff, TX, this week – located just a stone’s throw....More
in Trucks at Work Aug 18, 2014

High school grads: the "new" recruits for trucking?

Some not-so-pleasant twists in the U.S. job market are being highlighted by CareerBuilder and its research subsidiary Economic Modeling Specialists....More
in Trucks at Work Aug 15, 2014

Do Americans really favor tolls over fuel taxes?

I’m not sure what to make of the latest Reason-Rupe poll of 1,000 U.S. adults concerning transportation issues, for it seems to me full of....More
in Trucks at Work Aug 11, 2014

Focusing on how to drive future savings

So last week I toured the Jamestown Engine Plant (JEP) that builds Cummins heavy-duty engines in upstate New York as part of the facility’s....More

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