A couple for the kids: Truck, stop! Truck, go!

| September 23, 2011

On children's musician, author and childhood development specialist Jim Gill's most recent CD / DVD, "Music Play for Folks of All Stripes," an interactive tune called "Truck Stop" schools listeners in a fun way on ...

Truckers lobbied to support National Pork Rind Day

| September 22, 2011

This wouldn't be the salty snack's first appearance on the Channel 19 blog. For that, we'd have to go back to August 2010, when a driver choked on one and his rig left the roadway ...

Has CSA hit you? And: DeFazio’s cross-border backlash

| September 21, 2011

Today, a novel suggestion from the folks at J.J. Keller, who conducted a webinar yesterday aimed at providing carriers large and small with tools to combat the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance, Safety, Accountability ...

Charlie Daniels: “We’re coming to rock ‘em” in Charlotte

| September 20, 2011

Charlie Daniels has been making music for a half-century and then some, and he’s still going strong. He turns 75 next month, and earlier this year he released a new track in “Let ‘Em Win ...

New book explores first cross-continent truck trip

| September 19, 2011

Many of you will be familiar with the 1919 military truck convoy that traversed the United States in an effort to test the efficacy of cargo trucks on the roads, or lack thereof, of the ...

Charlie Daniels: “We’re coming to rock ‘em” at Charlotte show

| September 16, 2011

Charlie Daniels has been at making music for a half-century and then some, and he's still going strong. He turns 75 next month, and earlier this year he released a new track in "Let 'Em ...

R&L driver Sam Spradlin runs for Congress in Illinois

| September 15, 2011

Sam Spradlin (pictured), driver on a pickup-and-delivery route for R&L Carriers, is taking some time off this month, but it's no vacation. He's gathering signatures needed to file to include himself on the ballot in the ...

Insurance services group urges preparation for health reform

| September 14, 2011

Company sees similarities to how industry prepared for CSA.

Todd Dills

Todd Dills is Senior Editor of Overdrive magazine and writes from Nashville, Tenn. His Channel 19 blog covers a grab bag of on-highway hearsay, owner-operator news and driver views from the roadways the nation over. His work in trucking journalism builds on a background of news feature, fiction and other creative writing and editing. Find him here at the Channel 19 blog and via his Twitter feed, or send tips to tdills@randallreilly.com.

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