Todd Dills

Broker bond increase challenge gets new backer

The National Association for Minority Truckers has joined the Association of Independent Property Brokers and Agents in calling for legislative repeal of increased surety requirements for brokers and freight forwarders.

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Blacktops may get a new scent

In the near future, don't distrust your senses if that beautiful smell of asphalt in the morning is redolent of, well, hog farm.

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Help wanted: Reach out to a fellow driver sidelined by cancer

Driver Melvin Hendershot has been off the road since April 2012, when he was diagnosed with cancer -- his daughter's looking to fellow driver to lift his spirits.

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Get your load on, redux

More photos of hot, heavy, big, tall or just plain odd loads from readers around the U.S. and beyond.

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Pride in your ride, Midwest-style

Meet the project 2000 Peterbilt organizers of the Midwest Pride in Your Ride event, benefiting the American Cancer Society, are raffling off beginning this year.

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Video, pics: Custom 1988 Freightliner

Davis custom-built the FLD after locating it in a salvage yard in 2000 -- today he hauls reefer freight with it primarily between Illinois, Texas, Florida and his home base in Michigan.

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Operators losing business because of CSA

Data quality and negative business impact stood out as key operator concerns as readers responded to early-2013 CSA reporting.

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When trucks are ‘an eyesore and a nuisance’

It's happened again: A city councilman's idea to ban truck parking within town borders shows evidence of what drivers and other advocates are up against in the battle to improve parking availability in less-served areas.

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Why unintended acceleration isn’t a heavy-duty issue

Frenchman Frank Lecerf 's Renault auto recently led him on a 125-mph tour of the French coastline when its throttle/brake controls malfunctioned -- have you ever had an unintended-acceleration problem?

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Who’s keeping score: Carrier use of driver-ranking tools

The final installment in our investigation of third-party driver-scorecard services details carrier practices using the tools to rank current and/or prospective drivers in the perspective of CSA.

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