Charlie Daniels: “We’re coming to rock ‘em” in Charlotte

| September 20, 2011

Charlie Daniels has been making music for a half-century and then some, and he’s still going strong. He turns 75 next month, and earlier this year he released a new track in “Let ‘Em Win ...

New book explores first cross-continent truck trip

| September 19, 2011

Many of you will be familiar with the 1919 military truck convoy that traversed the United States in an effort to test the efficacy of cargo trucks on the roads, or lack thereof, of the ...

Charlie Daniels: “We’re coming to rock ‘em” at Charlotte show

| September 16, 2011

Charlie Daniels has been at making music for a half-century and then some, and he's still going strong. He turns 75 next month, and earlier this year he released a new track in "Let 'Em ...

R&L driver Sam Spradlin runs for Congress in Illinois

| September 15, 2011

Sam Spradlin (pictured), driver on a pickup-and-delivery route for R&L Carriers, is taking some time off this month, but it's no vacation. He's gathering signatures needed to file to include himself on the ballot in the ...

Insurance services group urges preparation for health reform

| September 14, 2011

Company sees similarities to how industry prepared for CSA.

New technology: Hydrogen-injection for fuel mileage boost

| September 14, 2011

A Q&A in the Richmond (Virginia) BizSense magazine published Monday revealed an interesting new technology coming into the trucking world. Related to the hydrogen fuel-cell idea, the technology has been created by Marz Industries of ...

Overdrive’s Lucinda Coulter on Big Al’s show this week

| September 13, 2011

Tune into Big Al Weekley's Dipatch Me Home Radio streaming broadcast this week for an interview with Overdrive Managing Editor Lucinda Coulter about the magazine's 50th anniversary special coverage and her place in it. A ...

‘Where’s the love’ for truckers? Dr. Love has the answer

| September 12, 2011

Or at least he knows where it's not: I-55 South into Hammond, La., from the No. 46 milemarker about 15 miles to I-12 (much smoother). Dr. Love, or truck driver B.G. Love, takes online viewers ...

Todd Dills

Todd Dills is Senior Editor of Overdrive magazine and writes from Nashville, Tenn. He frequently covers business, regulatory and lifestyle topics for the magazine and at OverdriveOnline.com. His work on the “CSA’s Data Trail” series in Overdrive about the federal CSA program was awarded the highest honor in trade journalism – the “Grand Neal” – by American Business Media at the 2014 Jesse H. Neal Awards. Dills’ 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 or via phone at 205-907-2481.

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