Editorial, Business, Autonomous

Recovery and Expansion

Amid the gyrations of the stock markets and the television talk-show discussions about a possible double-dip recession, virtually all business signs in the trucking industry show unmistakable movement toward recovery and expansion.

June 21, 2010
Editorial, Business, Safety, Autonomous

Truck Safety on Display

Despite occasional hyperventilation from advocacy groups and some politicians, trucking’s safety performance is steadily improving and the industry’s dedication to playing its part in keeping America’s highways safe should be unquestioned.

June 14, 2010
Editorial, Business, Safety, Government, Fuel, Autonomous

Improving Fuel Efficiency

President Obama’s recent announcement that he was kicking off a major effort to improve the fuel efficiency of commercial vehicles was welcome news to the trucking industry.

June 7, 2010
Editorial, Fuel

Paying the Fuel Piper

While we’re thankful fuel prices have moderated a bit of late, this year’s oil cost spiral apparently has taken a notable toll on the overall economy, raising concerns that the national recovery is being sapped.

June 6, 2010
Editorial, Business, Government, Autonomous

Getting Ready for CSA 2010

Clearly, apprehension over the potential ramifications of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s new truck safety ratings program is growing as we move closer to full implementation of the plan.

May 31, 2010
Editorial, Business, Government, Safety

Still No Border Solution

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May 24, 2010
Editorial, Business

Virginia’s Latest Toll Scheme

It took years to beat back the state of Virginia’s ill-advised plan to toll Interstate 81, but eventually it was abandoned. Trucking, and the state’s motorists, breathed a sigh of relief after that tolling scheme was tossed out.

May 17, 2010
Editorial, Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

Trucks Move America

As you’ve heard it said many times, “Without Trucks, America Stops.” And it’s still true. Unfortunately, the trucking industry’s primary advocate has had to formally remind the Department of Transportation of this salient fact.

May 10, 2010
Editorial, Business, Government, Safety

Focus on CSA 2010

Thank you to our readers for the many favorable comments we’ve received in response to the special report on CSA 2010 that Transport Topics produced as part of the April 26 issue.

May 3, 2010
Editorial, Government, Business

Good News Continues

The good news continued to pour in last week, as a string of trucking-related companies reported improving bottom-line results during the year’s first quarter.

April 26, 2010