Kevin Jones

Editor, American Trucker, Penton

Kevin Jones has an enthusiastic fascination with the supply chain. As editor of American Trucker, he focuses on the critical role owner-ops and small fleets play in the economy, both local and global. And he plays with big trucks.

Posts by Kevin Jones

in Running Lights Blog May 30, 2017

Uber-type tech: Why truckers need it

Truckers shouldn’t be afraid of Uber, or Uber-style technology, because the entire aim is to make it easier for shippers and carriers to connect, at....More
in Running Lights Blog May 08, 2017

Trump time: Trucking interests challenge GHG regs

Even as truck makers and some of their biggest customers gathered to review—and praise—the latest and greatest in environmentally friendly....More
in Running Lights Blog Apr 26, 2017

Budget showdown: Fiddling while truck safety burns?

A looming government shutdown, a massive tax cut, a renewed effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, the Wall: The Trump Administration and Congress....More
in Running Lights Blog Apr 17, 2017

Tesla semi: One small problem

There’s only one thing standing between Elon Musk and Tesla Inc.'s plan to revolutionize transportation with electric vehicles: Electricity....More
in Running Lights Blog Mar 20, 2017

Worst Trucker in the World: U.S. Government edition

The Worst Trucker in the World is back, bigger and badder than ever—because the latest recipient of the dishonor is a fleet run by the U.S....More
in Running Lights Blog Mar 09, 2017

'Encouraging sign': Navistar finds turnaround in new truck, engine

While Wall Street prognosticators found Navistar’s latest earnings report “disappointing,” for truck customers there are new products to be excited....More
in Running Lights Blog Feb 23, 2017

CSA update: Critic encouraged by reform efforts, anticipates return

Despite the Trump Administration’s proclaimed disdain for regulations, the highly touted, questionably effective, and Congressionally parked....More
in Running Lights Blog Feb 21, 2017

A formula for truck safety?

When it comes to truck safety, there is no single “golden solution” or “quick fix”—and the many studies, claims, and high horses about how fleets and....More
in Running Lights Blog Feb 01, 2017

Must read: Court nominee’s lively dissent in trucking case

I am not a lawyer but I am a writer, and based on my quick read of a couple of his opinions, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is wonderful. I just....More
in Running Lights Blog Dec 06, 2016

Sleepy, driver? Have a beer while you're at it

Drivers who miss between one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep in a 24-hour period nearly double their risk for a crash, according....More

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