Todd Dills

National truck-parking driver survey launched

Here find out how to take the survey, created by Hope Rivenburg in part in concert with driver advocates Allen and Donna Smith of Truth About Trucking and aimed at educating the DOT on parking needs.

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‘Liberated trucker-babe’ embraces ‘inner cougar’ with new book

Meet Xandra "Sunny" Moon, author of the self-help tome that tells her story -- in part about her discovery of trucking after years at home as a full-time mother -- of getting over a "mid-life slump."

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Carriers, drivers aligned on need for shift in enforcement priorities

Following a speech at the 2013 CVSA spring workshop which decried states' outsize inspection focus, Overdrive readers responded largely positively to a message of new traffic-enforcement priorities.

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What part of the new hours rule will most affect you?

The enforcement date for the new hours of service rules is July 1, 2013. Will the new mandated breaks, restart restrictions, and on-duty definitions have a significant impact on your business?

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VIDEO haul: I-15 southbound

Dashcam captures what Wendy Parker calls her "prettiest haul yet" through northwestern Arizona.

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More ‘loads 2.0’

Tech company Kaazing is building an online-communications enhancement to brokerage Allen Lund Co.'s management software to streamline/enhance shipper-broker-carrier communications and load negotiation/selection.

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Art therapy: Jeff Botelho’s ‘5150’

California all-star customizer Jeff Botelho's working show truck, 5150, was inspired by the grief of his father's passing.

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Sunday service on the road

Introducing Pastor and Prime Inc. hauler Bob Sauter's CDL Drivers Church of Delivery, with worship service over the phone every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Central time.

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Crashes and interventions: Crackdown!

FMCSA is putting extra muscle into shutting down truck and bus fleets. Often lacking robust back-office resources to deal with interventions, small carriers can be considered most vulnerable.

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Roundup: Strange bedfellows, scale-house burger, Android barker

Legislation can make for odd bedfellows among supporters, Wendy Parker orders a cheeseburger -- at the wrong drive-through, and Mack Trucks' Bulldog magazine gets new digital distribution.

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