Author Archive of Tom Kelley

HOS Bedtime Battles & FMCSA Online Registration

Posted on: August 30th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Legislators Push HOS “Bedtime” Study Completion Four Republican lawmakers are pushing the new Transportation Secretary, Anthony Foxx, to set a deadline for completion of the [...]


Voting Makes All the Difference

Posted on: August 27th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

“In a democracy, people get the government they deserve,” says a quote attributed to everybody from Shakespeare, to Jefferson, to gonzo-journalist Hunter S. Thompson. We [...]


Road Rules | Trillions of miles driven in US

Posted on: August 23rd, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

In spite of a lagging economy, the nation’s highways have seen little relief from congestion and overcrowding. Us old-timers who were on the road back [...]


Talk is Cheap But Can be Cheaper

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

Tips For Cutting Smartphone Costs Unlike many things in life, the cost of wireless calling has dropped steadily, both in current dollars and especially when [...]


Top Reasons to Ditch Renewable Fuels

Posted on: August 16th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

The recent extension of the deadline to meet renewable fuel quotas for 2013 was a step in the right direction, but why not eliminate quotas [...]


F-150 makes CNG switch

Posted on: August 12th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

While there has been a lot said lately about using natural gas to power medium and heavy trucks, the natural gas news isn’t limited solely [...]


EPA Eases Renewable Fuel Standards

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

Under the heading of “better late than never,” the EPA recently announced that it was easing the mandate for production of renewable fuels, including biodiesel [...]


iRumors return for iPhone, iPad

Posted on: August 6th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

A thin slate of product announcements at Apple’s early summer developer conference left iFans hungry and waiting for more. Now, the iRumor mill is back [...]


Delayed transportation bill blocks HOS amendment

Posted on: August 2nd, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

An amendment to the House transportation bill, supported by Rep. Richard Hanna (R-NY), was introduced this week that would have helped the trucking industry. The [...]


Prevent, Don’t Punish

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

Regulators Finally Promote Fatigue Prevention It may be a case of the cart getting way too far ahead of the horse, but just after releasing [...]


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