Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: More Views on the Driver Shortage

Your Oct. 31 issue of Transport Topics included a letter about changing the rules and getting more drivers. In essence, have two drivers in each truck. After reading it, my thoughts were: Where have you been over the past two decades?

November 14, 2016
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letter: Change Rules to Reduce the Driver Shortage

Change Rules to Reduce The Driver Shortage

October 31, 2016
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: Environment, Source to Rely on, Appreciating Black Drivers

Fuel Benefits Help The Environment

October 3, 2016
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: Rhode Island Tolls, Driver Shortage

Rhode Island Tolling Is a Losing Situation

September 19, 2016
Letters to the Editor, Business, Safety, Technology, Equipment

Letters: Mandate Technology, A Modest Proposal

Mandate Technology That Boosts Collision Avoidance

August 8, 2016
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: Coping With Technology

This week's letter writers focus on two aspects of technology and their impact on the trucking industry.

July 11, 2016
Letters to the Editor, Business, Safety, Government

Letters: Regulatory Policies, Driver Commendation, HOS, Fatigue

This week's letters address traffic, a driver commendation, HOS policy and driver fatigue.

May 2, 2016
Letters to the Editor, Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

US Needs to Be Energy Independent

I read Transport Topics regarding Exxon Mobil’s recent shipment of its first tanker load of U.S. crude oil from Beaumont, Texas, to its refinery in Sicily, Italy. The article also indicated that a 40-year export ban had been lifted.

April 18, 2016
Letters to the Editor, Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous

Letters: Platooning, Apnea Studies, Fatigue

A recent letter to Transport Topics noted several concerns regarding truck platooning, linking the recent low-speed Google driverless car crash to potential outcomes with truck platooning. The writer raises some valid points but also has several misconceptions I’d like to address.

April 4, 2016
Letters to the Editor, Business, Safety, Government, Technology

Letters: On Platooning, Exemption Fatigue

While “platooning” of heavy vehicles appears to have some viability, Google’s vaunted, autonomous car recorded its first at-fault accident only last month. The reality is, platooning cannot control the actions of other motorists.  

March 14, 2016

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