Author Archive of Tom Kelley

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 [...]


Battery Tips to Survive iOS 7.1

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

Last week, Apple released the latest operating system update, iOS 7.1, for iPhones and iPads. Unfortunately, some of the changes made in iOS 7.1 are [...]


Are Black Boxes Coming?

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

Feds propose latest ELD rules Almost as long in coming as the HOS rules, and hopefully far better organized, new rules regarding Electronic Logging Devices [...]


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 [...]


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