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in Hammer Lane Dec 22, 2014

It’s your skin in this game

Ever since the Watergate scandal inexplicably captivated my teenaged self, my favorite sport to follow— even to the point of dabbling in it— has been electoral politics. As with any rabid fan, I got pulled in more and more until I was persuaded a few years back to run for a seat on my town council. I was elected to serve a....More

Kevin Jones

Kevin Jones has an odd fascination with the supply chain. As editor of American Trucker, he focuses on the critical role owner-ops and small fleets play in the economy, locally and globally. And he likes big trucks.

in Running Lights Jul 02, 2015

Congress goes away, highway bill issues remain

Congress may be on an extended Independence Day break, but debate over the next highway bill continues with the White House, business groups and think tanks all weighing in this week. The problem, however, is that none of these has a vote. And federal funding for surface transportation programs runs out at the end of the month....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 02, 2015

A look at Schneider’s latest Ride of Pride tractors

Trucking conglomerate Schneider is highlighting its latest “Ride of Pride” highway tractor additions this week ahead of the U.S. Independence Day celebration – one for its U.S. operations, put into service over the memorial Day weekend back in May, and one for its Canadian TL division, activated for duty on June 2....More

Shame on you, my beautiful Rhode Island

In the never-ending quest to solve infrastructure funding problems, one state has come up with a highly controversial, and I must say, completely irresponsible, plan. Unfortunately, that state is my beloved Rhode Island - the place of my birth and the place where I spent the majority of my life growing into adulthood....More

Avery Vise

Avery Vise comments on how economic, regulatory, technological and supply chain developments affect the trucking industry.

in Down the Road Oct 03, 2014

Fifty shades of FMCSA

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) draws criticism from someone for everything it does. That’s natural, and FMCSA is hardly the only federal agency to suffer this fate. FMCSA often deserves the complaints it gets, but what you might think of as FMCSA really isn’t a single agency but rather more of a....More
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