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 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
in Running Lights Blog Nov 30, 2016

It's Chao time in the Twitterverse

President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Elaine Chao to be his Secretary of Transportation quickly became a trending topic on social media as....More
in Running Lights Blog Oct 18, 2016

CBS report: Something needs to be done about older truckers

Like most popular media reports, the CBS News story on trucking, “Big Rigs, Big Problems,” opens with the sad remembrance of a crash victim and then....More
in Running Lights Blog Sep 09, 2016

Truck Driver Appreciation: Walking the walk

With National Truck Driver Appreciation Week kicking off Sunday—and with a notebook full of items to catch up on—I thought this would be a good time....More
in Running Lights Blog Aug 30, 2016

The case for speed limiters: 'More advocacy than science'?

Is the Dept. of Transportation “cherry picking” research to support the rulemaking to require speed limiters in heavy-duty commercial vehicles? At....More
in Running Lights Blog Aug 24, 2016

Dept. of Labor blog adds insult to injury

If there’s one thing—and maybe the only thing—the Dept. of Transportation and the diverse trucking industry agree on, it’s the need to attract more....More
in Running Lights Blog Aug 03, 2016

Trucker Path users shine some light on parking availabilty

Truckers are lighting up the map, thanks to the crowd-sourced efforts of Trucker Path Pro users to report parking availability....More
in Running Lights Blog Jul 18, 2016

Autonomous tech: Is the honeymoon over?

Has Tesla screwed the pooch, or are some recent—and high profile—accidents involving the brand’s self-driving vehicle technology a to-be-expected....More
in Running Lights Blog Jul 11, 2016

Worst Trucker(s) in the World: Headaches return

Pass the aspirin, because it seems that great technology is not, in fact, a foolproof solution, and we mean “fool proof” in the literal sense....More

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