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 21, 2015

Targeting the work zone vehicular threat

A recent survey of 800 highway contractors conducted by the American Association of General Contractors (AGC) coughed up a worrisome statistic in....More
in Trucks at Work May 14, 2015

It’s just easy

So I spent half a day test driving Caterpillar’s new CT680 vocational truck model – the third in its CT vocational truck line, joining....More
in Trucks at Work May 11, 2015

Contemplating in-cab video

You may recall last week’s post digging into the reasoning regarding National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommendations for mandating....More
in Trucks at Work May 07, 2015

Hard to find, hard to keep

When a former truck driver built like a linebacker starts to get emotionally choked up about the challenges big rig operators face in this day and....More
in Trucks at Work May 06, 2015

Connectivity is the conundrum for truck OEMs

Listened to an interesting presentation by Matthew Pfaffenbach, director of telematics for Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), this week at the....More

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