Todd Dills

Get your load on! (Edition 7)

From construction equipment to more garden variety loads dressed up behind spectacular tractors, this occasional series delivers more great photos of readers' loads. Find out how to send in your own ...

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BulkLoads board buys CoopsOpen app

The CoopsOpen app allows users to simply update station statuses as they pass scales -- joining ScaleChek and Overdrive's own Trucker Tools with similar functionality.

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Division over minimum hourly pay

With President Obama advocating for a $10.10/hour federal minimum wage and some states having raised the minimum wage as high as $15, readers showed fairly even division on the issue.

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Funding complete for new valve-stem cap with visual pressure indicator

The folks at RightPSI have built a new valve-stem cap made in the U.S.A. and matched to desired tire pressure to give a visual indication when pressure is low or high.

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ACA health insurance exchange open-enrollment period ends March 31

If you're uninsured, in order to avoid income tax penalties for not having coverage you’ll need to enroll in a qualified health plan by March 15 to begin coverage April 1. Find a primer of how to navigate the exchanges here.

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POLL: How has Obamacare impacted your health insurance?

Have you purchased insurance through the new exchanges? Was your old policy cancelled or is it still in force? Do you plan to continue to not purchase health insurance? What's your health-insurance strategy? Tel us in this poll.

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ATBS tax ebook available

With chapters devoted to tax liabilities, deductions, key credits, successful bookkeeping practices and some alternative tax strategies, ATBS' new ebook focuses on how owner-operators can pay less in taxes.

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‘Zero highway deaths’ goal needs general public target

Regulators' ultimate goal pondered, in light of the laundry list of highway-bill recommendations the MCSAC delivered to Congress two weeks back.

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Still rolling: Old Time Express 2001 Freightliner

Catching a rig from the pages of Overdrive in person at a carrier yard -- and a discussion of the dynamics of safety rating, in flux today with CSA. Have you seen the effects of a Conditional rating?

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What you would do with the Long Haul Survivor

With the raffling off of the Long Haul Survivor cancer-research-benefit custom Peterbilt coming up in May, we asked readers what they would do were they to win the truck. Find a round-up of answers here.

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