Author Archive of Tom Kelley

Resolve to be involved in 2014

Posted on: December 24th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

As a group, truckers are generally more aware of the day’s issues than the average person. The job and lifestyle provide opportunity for contemplation, and [...]


Congressman offers bill to reset HOS rules

Posted on: December 20th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

HOS rollback? Representative Richard Hanna (R-NY) recently met with members of the trucking industry to discuss the negative impacts of the new HOS rules implemented [...]


Is the iCar coming?

Posted on: December 17th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Settings In Next-Gen Apple iOS Software Hint At Vehicle Link Among the most reliable sources of iRumors are features, settings, and program code found in [...]


VMT tax back on the table

Posted on: December 13th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Last week’s highway funding proposal by Representative Earl Blumenauer of Oregon gained considerable attention for addressing a long needed increase in fuel taxes. However, the [...]


2015 Colorado Returns Chevy to Midsize Trucks

Posted on: December 9th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Good things come in small(er) Colorado package Chevrolet recently unveiled its all-new 2015 Colorado, offering real truck capability and versatility to pickup buyers who don’t [...]


New Tax Proposed for Highway Funding

Posted on: December 6th, 2013 by Tom Kelley 1 Comment

Right Topic, Wrong Idea Earlier this week, Oregon’s Representative Earl Blumenauer reintroduced legislation regarding funding for federal highway programs. The bill requires the government to [...]


Tech Gift Wish List

Posted on: December 3rd, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Drop A Hint With List Of Top Holiday Tech Gifts If you approach the holiday season dreading the thought of trying to smile as you [...]


New HOS Costs Drivers Billions

Posted on: November 29th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

ATRI survey results show HOS impact on productivity & wages Last week, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) posted the results of its survey detailing [...]


Big Government’s HOS as bad as its Healthcare

Posted on: November 26th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Now that we’re a bit farther into the new HOS rules than we are with the healthcare takeover, it’s becoming readily apparent to anybody with [...]


HOS flawed…who knew?

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

ATA calls for action on HOS rules Earlier this week the American Trucking Associations (ATA) once again called on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [...]


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