Todd Dills

Expediters gathering for niche-specific annual event this coming week

Among the owner-operator niche trucking events out there, the Expedite Expo, first held in 2001, stands out for a variety of reasons, not least among them the close community of haulers that makes up the expediting niche.

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POLL: How long has it been since you had a ‘clean’ inspection?

Incidence of clean inspections, showing no violations, nationally has tracked around 40 percent, give or take, since the CSA program's advent in late 2010. How long ago was your last clean inspection?

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Q2 end, July 4 holiday spur spot freight volume gain

With both the end of the quarter and the last few business days before a holiday weekend, last week's boost in rates and volume, particularly in vans and reefers, wasn’t a big surprise. Still, it was a nice lift, especially after two months of improvement.

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‘The most important safety feature in any truck? The professional driver’

Jeff Clark's video message to the next president of the United States: Think outside of the box and reward companies that keep their drivers by treating them like the professionals they are.

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POLL: Who’s most likely to get your vote in the Presidential election in November?

With major-party conventions upcoming in the next weeks , which of these four candidates, including two prominent third-party candidates, is most likely to get your vote in the presidential election in November?

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Driver Todd McCann puts the ‘Trucker Dump’ podcast/blog between book covers

And more. 19-year veteran driver McCann has spent time organizing the book as an effective introduction to the world of long-distance trucking, capturing his whimsical and sometimes sarcastically humorous voice.

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Voices on the issues in post-crash litigation following June cover story

Readers respond to the issues around post-crash litigation, including strategies for prevention in the event that the worst happens.

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uShip Pro to drive European 3PL’s carrier connections

uShip's "Pro" technology backbone will power "Drive4Schenker," an online freight-matching and -management model launching later this year from a major European 3PL.

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Photos: Six new military-themed tractors and their drivers

A happy and healthy July 4 holiday to all of you, whether on the road or at the house. Here find further information about the six trucks, and the honored military veteran drivers, I wrote about Friday from U.S. Xpress.

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New music vid: ‘I became an American,’ by Jennie Simpson

Australia-born Jennie Simpson's new "I Became an American" single is about what it means to her to be a citizen of the United States after making her working life here as an owner-operator.

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