Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letter: Great Discussion On Hiring Drivers

Concerning the LiveOnWeb panel conversation that focused on the truck-driver shortage (1/13), I have to say it was a great discussion.

February 2, 2015
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letter: Why Increase Taxes On Fuel?

In the annual State of American Business address by U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 14, he talks about making it easier for businesses and workers to move ahead and ease the tax burden that is on them, along with getting the government out of the way so that business owners can do what they do best — which is to create jobs and produce products or services.

January 26, 2015
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: Archives, Retaining Drivers, Road Funds Leadership

Your article about the Transport Topics archives project included a picture of Ted Rodgers that brought back memories you may find of interest.

January 19, 2015
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letter: Invest in Devices, or Drivers?

In the “stick or carrot” discussion of employee motivation and management, electronic logging devices typically are considered as and used as a “stick” against truck drivers.

January 5, 2015
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letter to the Editor: Autonomous Railcars

I was asked by a top consulting firm what I see as the future of autonomous vehicles as it relates to the trucking industry. I have never been asked such a futuristic question in all my years in trucking.

December 15, 2014
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letter: All For One, One For All

I keep seeing articles about safety, traffic accidents and crowded highways. We all want our roads to be safe, and we all want to travel on roads that are free of congestion — but what can be done to achieve our desires?

December 1, 2014
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letter to the Editor: Help Out Drivers This Winter

It won’t be long before the holiday season is upon us, arguably the busiest and most stressful time of year for professional drivers.

November 17, 2014
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letter to the Editor: Parking Info For Free

I read with interest your Sept. 15 article — “Michigan DOT Relies on Smart Phones for Alerts About Parking on I-94” — in particular, the part about the $4.5 million grant from the Federal Highway Administration.

October 20, 2014
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters to the Editor: Defending Trucking; Liquid Products Data

When will we in the trucking industry stand up and defend our safe-driving records based on the miles we drive every day?

October 6, 2014
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: ELDs and Fleet Size, Innovation Needed

The last paragraph of the story “ELD Comments Pour Into FMCSA; Support Splits Along Carrier Size” incorrectly referenced comments I filed on behalf of five companies located in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, and engaged in truck-transport operations via saddle-mounted vehicle transporter combinations.

September 15, 2014

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