Technology makes a dent As this photo, released by the Mexican state of Chiapas and making news around the nation yesterday, makes abundantly clear, the issue of human smuggling is a multivalent and complex one. ...
In April, Robinson Transport driver Bob McGilvray claimed his second top spot in Truckers News' monthly photo challenge with this shot, "Bedtime at Sideling Hill Plaza," taken on a quiet night at the Sideling Hill ...
Former long-hauler and current Traffic Control Supervisor/Driver for Stripe Rite, based near Seattle, Sean Kiaer in April 2006 was a front-line witness to the formation of a tornado in Tennessee. He called 911 from the cab ...
It's been a long time since I was introduced to driver Joe Martin (pictured, with Ice "Road Trucker" Alex Debogorski), creator of the Truckercise DVD. My colleague at Truckers News Carolyn Magner wrote about Martin in ...
You'll no doubt recall the Petro Stopping Centers location in Glade Spring, Va., that was hit by a tornado during the big outbreak back in late April. (Find information about it in my post from ...
It's been more than two years since New York trucker Jason Rivenburg was slain in South Carolina after being held up while parked at an abandoned commercial property. It's also been two years since House ...
There is a growing feeling among industry watchers that in order to fully settle the decidedly unsettled regulatory situation surrounding the hours of service, Congress is going to have to legislate a solution. That sentiment has ...
If you missed the open call the Trucking Solutions Group's member owner-operators held with FMCSA administrator Anne Ferro last week, you missed a lot. The wide-ranging conversation ran the gamut of topics from cross-border trucking ...
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 205-907-2481.
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Progress report on the driver survey, with more detail, on pre-CDL training FMCSA's got under way: http://t.co/4zy8gaLDtM