Editorial, Government, Business, Safety

Editorial: End Scene, 2016

That’s a wrap for a year that has been very eventful, but probably won’t be remembered fondly by many.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
December 19, 2016
Editorial, Government, Business, Safety

Editorial: A Big Step for Sensible Regulation

It appears likely the status quo on federal spending will continue through April 28, with the House passing a continuing resolution. If approved by the Senate and signed by President Obama, it keeps familiar budgetary patterns intact until a new Congress and a new president can get to work after Jan. 20.

December 12, 2016
Editorial, Business

Editorial: Trucking: A Hotbed for Innovation

A growing number of technology developers, searching for the next big industry ripe for transformation, have set their sights on trucking.

December 5, 2016

Editorial: Invisible Hands at Work

Watching markets at work does not have the attention-grabbing ability of championship sports or, say, the recent presidential election, but it is a worthwhile pastime for what it reveals about human ingenuity and problem-solving through subtle adaptations. Consider . . .

November 28, 2016
Editorial, Business, Government, Safety

Editorial: Seize the Day on Infrastructure

Daylight hours are dwindling rapidly now, yet this is the time to make hay because, in a sense, the sun is shining on makers of highway and transportation policy.

November 21, 2016
Editorial, Business

Editorial: Congratulations, But What’s Next?

After 10 months of caucuses, primaries, conventions, campaigning and a general election, Donald Trump is president-elect of the United States.

November 14, 2016
Editorial, Business, Safety, Government

Editorial: What’s at Stake in the Election

There’s a lot riding on the U.S. presidential election this week, and it’s not just the choice between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton that will make a difference for the freight transportation industry.

November 7, 2016
Editorial, Business

Editorial: The Self-Driving Beer Delivery

Well, you can’t say that we didn’t warn you.

October 31, 2016
Editorial, Business, Technology

Editorial: Mechanical Evolution Marches On

We have recently participated in a lot of discussion and activity about autonomous and platoon trucking, and while some of it has an exhilarating, almost science fiction feel to it — especially the in-person demonstrations — there also are aspects of it that are, well, commonplace.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
October 24, 2016
Editorial, Business, Safety, Government

Editorial: The Speed Limiter Debate

It looks as if the comments on the speed-limiter proposal for heavy trucks will give the federal government plenty of reading material this winter.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
October 17, 2016