Author Archive of Tom Kelley

Ford’s next F-150 nearly a half ton lighter

Posted on: March 10th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Earlier this year, the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) served as the location for the debut of Ford’s newest F-150 pickup, set to go [...]


Highway Funding Looks Iffy

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

Lawmakers reject funding options Fearing an election-year backlash over raising taxes of any kind, federal lawmakers are taking various options for highway funding off the [...]


California allows smartphone maps

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

A California appeals court recently ruled that it’s legal for drivers to hold their phone to look at a map application while driving, but they [...]


Top Tax Tips from Team Run Smart

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

How to Lower Your Tax Bill It’s a foregone conclusion that owner operators should track every dime they spend, but documenting expenses can be almost [...]


Industry shouldn’t endorse more fuel regs

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

Allies or Adversaries? Perhaps the most important element to winning, or just surviving, a battle is to first recognize that the battle exists. For far [...]


Magical Thinking

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

Calls for additional fuel economy regs not practical In yet another example of bypassing the legislative branch, earlier this week the President ordered his administration [...]


A Not So Secret iOS 7 Feature

Posted on: February 18th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Feature improves call quality Though not many people know about it, there’s a cool feature inside the iPhone’s iOS 7 operating system that can dramatically [...]


FMCSA Proposes Drug Test Database

Posted on: February 14th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

The FMCSA recently announced a proposed rule to establish a drug and alcohol testing clearinghouse for all national CDL holders. The clearinghouse would make it [...]


GM’s New HD Pickups Built to Work

Posted on: February 10th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Heavy Hauler Rounding out its three truck strategy, General Motors recently debuted the HD heavy duty versions of its popular Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra [...]


Study backs HOS restart provisions…sort of

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

The FMCSA recently released the results of a study that, on the surface, supports the provisions of the 34-hour restart in the new HOS rules. [...]


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