Government, Business, Editorial

Editorial: A Hard Day’s Work (Truck)

In fairly short order, truck manufacturers have made a series of announcements about new and updated vocational trucks that soon will be hitting the markets.

March 15, 2018

Editorial: A Turn of Phrase

There’s no shortage of catchy phrases to describe the sights and sounds of the trucking industry: what’s “under the hood” or “down the road” or who’s “behind the wheel,” for example. These themes are also handy for describing issues confronting the industry that cropped up in relation to some recent and upcoming industry events.

February 22, 2018
Government, Business, Editorial

Editorial: Taking Flight for Trucking

Truck manufacturers worked wonders for our staff’s air miles rewards programs last week, hosting three concurrent events to showcase three very different variants of commercial trucks.

February 8, 2018
Government, Business, Editorial

Editorial: Time for a Deal on Infrastructure

In his first State of the Union address last week, President Donald Trump highlighted several major issues that are near and dear to the trucking industry, starting with the nation’s pressing need to rebuild its crumbling roads and bridges. Now is the moment for our nation’s leaders to turn the talk into action and find a way to close the deal.

February 1, 2018
Government, Business, Editorial

Editorial: A Moment to Come Together

As the old saying goes, there is strength in numbers. And some of what leaders on Capitol Hill are saying suggests now is a good time for various factions across the trucking industry to come together toward common goals.

January 28, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Editorial

Editorial: Cold Outside, but Transportation’s a Hot Topic

It's cold outside, but trucking issues will heat up with the Transportation Research Board's annual meeting just around the corner.

January 4, 2018
Government, Business, Editorial

Editorial: The Roads Ahead in 2018

The roads where the trucking industry makes its living are expected to be busy in the year ahead — for a variety of reasons.

December 27, 2017
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, Editorial

Editorial: Trucking Is a Hot Property

One of the nation’s highest-profile investors has decided that he needs to put some money into trucking, a move based on the assumption the industry is a hotbed of activity right now.

October 5, 2017

Editorial: Tax Reform - It’s the Right Thing to Do

There’s a lot to like about what’s going on in Washington, D.C., for a change, as lawmakers from both major parties and President Donald Trump begin to talk seriously about tax reform.

September 14, 2017
Editorial, Business

Editorial: Infrastructure Bubbling to the Top

The departure of the old administration and confirmation hearings for the new one have generated an avalanche of conversation about infrastructure. It’s a desirable occurrence, but there needs to be more of it, especially specifics rather than broad but fuzzy support.

January 23, 2017