Todd Dills

‘Killer Truckers’ TV special on re-air

On bright spot in the special about the FBI's Highway Serial Killings Initiative is that it delved farther into on-highway crime -- that against truckers, and trucking advocates' efforts to tamp down human trafficking.

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Bringing out the stripes in an ’86 359

Small fleet owner Ronnie Adams combined a few historic paint/strike schemes of the 1970s and 1980s to create the color combination of his '86 Peterbilt 359.

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BigRoad logging app on iPhone

The company's owner-operator/fleet version, available at $15 per month, likewise added IFTA functionality with state mile reporting.

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Roundup: Return fire in owner-operator war, driverless trucks, truck-stop cuisine…

Independent rebuttal to prognosticators of insurmountable challenges of the owner-operator model; Driverless trucks: income opportunity?; Insurance: "we've got to stop this bill dead."

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CSA: DataQ opportunity with lights, generic speeding violations

The most common lighting-related violation -- top 20 states for "Inoperative required lamp" prevalence ranked here -- may be basis for a DataQ challenge if the light is not required by regulation.

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Seasoned expediters: Tom and Tina Evans

Straight expediting truck have been Tom and Tina Evans' bread and butter since starting their business in the year 2000 -- today, they enjoy plenty of freedom to live life like they want to.

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VIDEO: Tony Justice at Nashville’s Station Inn

Justice, recording a new album, sat in with legendary songwriters at Nashville's Station Inn; he'll be playing at GATS Friday, Aug. 23, at 2 p.m. in the TA booth.

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Second-career long-haul: Martin and Carolina Hill

Martin Hill enjoyed enhanced personal freedoms and income when he brought his wife, Carolina, into his newly-minted owner-operator business at CRST Van Expedited.

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DAT launches RateView

DAT's new RateView revamp of the Truckload Rate Index with several new features can be helpful for owner-operator load, lane and price analysis for profitable load planning.

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Have you seen the black dog? (And Tony Justice in the studio: pics)

A look behind the scenes of a recording session with Tony Justice at Ocean Way in Nashville -- and Michael Massaia's photography series "Seeing the Black Dog" documents long-haul trucks at rest areas for the night.

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