Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: Truck Fatality Spike, Sen. Schumer & GPS

It seems that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is puzzled by the increase in deaths year over year.

March 25, 2013
Letters to the Editor, Business, Fuel

Letters: Diesel vs. Natural Gas, Driver Shortage

In a story in your Jan. 7 issue noting that diesel consistently costs more than gasoline, [one source] comments that diesel is being phased out as a fuel of choice for much of the transportation sector.

January 21, 2013
Letters to the Editor, Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Letters: EOBR ‘Opinion,’ CSA Scores, HOS Rules

Both ATA and TCA support mandating devices that simply record hours-of-service status, but they do not support requiring fleets to purchase multifunction fleet management systems, which typically cost far more.

January 11, 2013
Letters to the Editor, Business, Equipment

Letters: Fees Equal Taxes, Lowering Tire Costs

A few weeks ago, I received a call from the staff of U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.). My family operates a business with more than 750 pieces of equipment constantly on the road in America.

December 3, 2012
Letters to the Editor, Government, Business, Safety

Letters: Pilot Shortage

I just heard about the impending pilot shortage and the new regulatory requirement for 1,500 hours to qualify — five times the existing requirement.

November 19, 2012
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: Driver Pay Revisited

This is in reference to a story headlined “Design Transportation Offers Higher Driver Pay, Bonuses,” which appeared in the Oct. 22 issue on p. 11.

November 12, 2012
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letter: Irked by Fiat

Your item titled “Ram to Add Commercial Division” caught my eye and my ire.

November 5, 2012
Letters to the Editor, Business

Letters: ‘Good Stuff’ Awards

Thank you for continuing the legacy of my late uncle, Mike Russell. I always get goose bumps when I see his name mentioned, even six years after his untimely passing.

October 22, 2012
Letters to the Editor, Business, Technology

Letter: Mismarked Bridges

This letter is in regard to the Sept. 24 TTNews.com story with the headline “GPS Devices Causing Trucks to Hit Low Overpasses, Sen. Schumer Says.”

October 15, 2012
Letters to the Editor, Business, Safety, Government

Letters: 85 mph Road, Driver Shortage, Biofuels vs. Food

This is in reference to your Sept. 17 issue story about the proposed 85 mph speed limit for 41 miles of State Highway 130 in Texas (p. 3).

October 8, 2012

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