Custom heavy haul: Introducing Modern Machinery Movers

| August 02, 2010

Clark Tucker opened his Indianapolis-based small fleet Modern Machinery Movers as a single-truck operation in 2002 to capitalize on heavy-haul opportunities in the wind-energy sector, a move that has proved fruitful. Today he employs 10 ...

‘No Zone’ redux

| July 28, 2010

A look at one of the "No Zone" safe-driving advocacy trailers.

Con-way Truckload driver pens ‘Semi Aware’ book for teen drivers

| July 27, 2010

But it's not just for teens, Toby Bogard says. The Crossville, Tenn., resident and seven-year Con-way Truckload company driver hopes all drivers can get something out of the Semi Aware book.

‘Nice mouse, driver’

| July 26, 2010

The folks at Avant Garde Gifts, LLC, offer the MotorMouse, a computer mouse of wireless design and in varying colors -- and that looks like a sports car, as you can see (that the Porsche 911 ...

From homeschooled in the cab to Harvard Law

| July 23, 2010

Kerry Anderson may someday be the President of the United States. She's got the educational pedigree, at least, having graduated from Harvard and now contemplating law school -- what's interesting about all this is that according ...

Suvey says DOT’s happy, how ’bout you?

| July 22, 2010

We couldn't help but chuckle here at Overdrive HQ when we saw a particular press release blast from the U.S. Department of Transportation's halls a couple weeks back now. Its title, "Latest Survey Shows DOT ...

A Jazzy Jordan racecar design; more from the run

| July 21, 2010

Since Jasmine "Jazzy" Jordan completed her run across the United States to benefit the St. Christopher Truckers Development & Relief Fund, haulers around the nation have used the internet to send out mini-tributes to her ...

U.S. Army’s self-driving truck a long way from the action

| July 19, 2010

Check out the latest edition of the DTI, or Defense Technology International, journal, and you'll get an electronic whiff of the latest experiment in a self-driving truck -- this one from Lockheed Martin and steered ...

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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