Todd Dills

Council Bluffs truck show bigger and better this year

The second annual show and shine at the Peterbilt of Council Bluffs dealership's truck show expected to beat last year's participation. The event's scheduled for May 4.

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‘We’ve got truckers! 20% off!’

Not a post about some back-page classified from a fly-by-night broker using cheap-freight, low-pay scabs to entice unknowing shippers... just an installment in the annals of U.S. fashion.

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Off-road truck-racing series honoring pioneer with trophy name

The inaugural Stadium Super Trucks off-road racing series, launched last year by NASCAR driver Robby Gordon, continues April 21, in Long Beach, Calif. at the historic Toyota Grand Prix.

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Load by phone: An automated future for online load selection?

New online marketplace-based load-booking engines, some say, portend a streamlined future for load selection and payment.

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POLL: Has your income improved over the last year?

Vote in this poll probing economic improvement for owner-operators over the last year. Is your business doing better?

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Readers to law enforcement: Look in the mirror

Some drivers responding to news of Tennessee's use of troopers in big rigs to nab texting four-wheelers loved the idea -- others suggested it might be just another safety hazard.

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Solidarity diaries: It’s a great day for a run

Keep on keeping on in the wake of the Boston bombings, what we do in the face of acts of senseless violence.

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Annals of justification: Truck thief claims zombies were after him

Anyone else wondering what Wendy Parker thinks of this?

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Load by phone: How operators are using online tools

Owner-operators' use of online load services varies from occasional use to test the waters in an unfamiliar area to use as a primary freight resource.

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Small gestures go a long way

Truckers pitched in to feed sandbag-filling volunteers in Fargo, N.D.'s efforts to reach 1 million sandbags by this week's end in preparation for flood season.

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