Author Archive of Tom Kelley

Political Fantasy Not Viable Highway Funding Option

Posted on: April 22nd, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Just when it looked as if some common sense regarding the highway funding bill was found in Washington, along comes the Obama administration with its [...]


Future for Highway Funding

Posted on: April 18th, 2014 by Tom Kelley 1 Comment

Some Senators Reach Bipartisan Agreement On Next Highway Bill With just a few months left before the expiration of the current highway funding bill, there [...]


iPhone OS Software Gets Faster, Prettier

Posted on: April 15th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

If spring is in the air, along with a fair bit of pollen, you can bet it’s time for a round of rumors regarding Apple’s [...]


OOIDA requests deadline extension

Posted on: April 11th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) recently requested that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) extend the impending registration deadline for Certified Medical Examiners [...]


Texas-bred Toyota Tundra

Posted on: April 7th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Redesigned 2014 Toyota Tundra brings big truck cred to small truck brand While Toyota’s early presence in the North American light truck market was built [...]


Black Box Acceptance Growing

Posted on: April 4th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Majority of carriers have tested ELD’s; many have implemented After a few major overhauls in the FMCSA’s plans, acceptance of electronic logbook technology is growing [...]


Costly Words

Posted on: April 1st, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Switching typefaces on government forms could save millions Think your bill for printer ink is steep? A Pittsburgh-area teen estimates that the federal government could [...]


HOS propane waiver extended

Posted on: March 28th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

In a move displaying little confidence that winter’s grip on the US will fade anytime soon, the FMCSA’s temporary HOS waivers have been extended for [...]


Minimum wage hype is only a political weapon

Posted on: March 25th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Just in time for election season, hype over raising the federal minimum wage has mysteriously become of interest once again. As usual, the current focus [...]


Wyoming Considering 80 MPH

Posted on: March 21st, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

I can’t drive 75 Given the vast stretches of rural roads and highways in Wyoming, the state’s DOT is actively considering increasing the speed limit [...]


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