Todd Dills

Alternative two-wheeled transport and fitness on the long road

Prime driver and cyclist Mario Almendarez shares strategies for cycling routes and fitness motivation on the road to better health.

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Carrier survey shows mixed rate, volume outlook

Smaller carriers slightly more pessimistic on volume than large carriers; a majority of all carriers are expecting rate increases over the next year.

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PHOTOS: Truck show in Idaho, coming in July

The Idaho Truck Show & Shine takes place July 12-13 in Nampa, Idaho.

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CARB mandate: ‘Government working against us’

From raising rates to running in the Golden State no longer, owner-operators sound off on methods of dealing with and impacts real and potential of CARB's powertrain upgrade requirements.

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‘Harder than it looks’ — mainstream biz reporter takes big-truck wheel

Biz reporter Lauren Boyer of the York Daily Record faces down fears of highway driving around big trucks to take the wheel herself; a round-up of truck/trucking shows near-term and down the road...

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Truck financier honored

Truck equipment financial services firm GE Capital Fleet Services’ U.S. maintenance control center, located in Eden Prairie, Minn., was recently named a Top 50 Call Center by BenchmarkPortal. The award marks the third time in three years that GE Capital Fleet Services has received recognition from BenchmarkPortal. The company received the designation as part of BenchmarkPortal’s 2013 Top 100 Call Center award program, which compares the performance of contact centers throughout North America by evaluating ...

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Citizen Driver award launched

TA Petro's new award program recognizes exemplary professional drivers.

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North American driver photo contest, carbon tax revolt down under

Carrier services marketing and load-location engine hosts summer driver photo contest, and down under, a trucking association is all-systems-go on opposition to a carbon tax on diesel.

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Get your load on! (4th edition)

Bee hives, portable grain bins on lowboy doubles, trackhoes in a dry van, and more photos of reader loads in the latest in this series. Find out how to send in your own here.

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New owner-operator crowd-sourced info service starts up

Company cofounder Roseanne Stanzione is an NYC-based former Wall Street analyst who calls herself an "accidental champion of fair pricing for drivers."

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