T370 Kenworth hits medium-duty landmark in Quebec plant

| July 27, 2011

A Kenworth T370 was recently recognized as the historic 100,000th medium duty truck produced at the Paccar's Ste-Therese, Quebec, manufacturing plant. The plant, which opened as a brand-new facility in 1999, has clearly been hard ...

Introducing a ‘Truck Drivin’ Mama’ in Annabella Wood

| July 26, 2011

Though she's no longer a "gainfully employed trucker at this point" by her own estimation, Pennsylvania resident Annabella Wood continues to haul in a straight dump truck for a tree service company once a month ...

Calling all independents; New profile series seeks nominationsImage Gallery

| July 25, 2011

Are you an owner-operator running with your own authority? A two-three-truck fleet owner with a unique approach to trucking success? If you've been following Overdrive Dollars & Sense columnist and radio host Kevin Rutherford's columns ...

Veteran long-hauler uninjured in run-in with 2009 Heisman winner

| July 23, 2011

Lee Roop of the Hunstville (Ala.) Times yesterday reported, fortunately, that long-haul driver Paul Clewis was uninjured and will drive out the remainder of the 2011 season after an attempted right-side pass resulted in disaster ...

Tony’s Convoy for Hope of a cancer cure in Alberta Sunday

| July 22, 2011

The man it's named after wasn't a trucker, as notes Canadian Stouffville (Alberta) Sun-Tribune editor and columnist Jim Mason in the story he wrote about Tony's Convoy for Hope, published July 15. But thanks to ...

Tonight on American Trucker — Gully Transportation’s antique trucks

| July 21, 2011

Gully Transportation will be featured on tonight's edition of the American Trucker television show. The episode will air on the Speed Channel at 10 p.m. Eastern. The program will show the production of one of the ...

Suspecting foul play in trailer deck collapse, car hauler vows vigilance

| July 20, 2011

File this under "lessons learned," folks. On May 9, 2011, after an afternoon loading cars in Shreveport, La., car hauler Marc Pogrebneak wheeled over to the Petro off I-20 for a quick shower, dinner and a ...

Motorhead Garage TV’s ‘Big Rig Edition’ series continues

| July 18, 2011

Hosts Sam Memmolo and Dave Bowman, formerly of such television shows as Two Guys Garage, Shade Tree Mechanic, and Crank and Chrome, have launched a series of "Big Rig Editions" of Motorhead Garage, Sundays at ...

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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