Health care bill offers immediate changes

| March 22, 2010

The majority of the structural changes to the health insurance system will take effect in 2014.

Monday-morning wake-up call

| March 22, 2010

I imagine many readers will have already taken note of the horrifying video of the Rona Williams' Renault Clio hooked sideways to the front bumper of a big Arclid Transport cabover running at highway speeds ...

Beating the Dutch — women truckers fire at Guinness World Record

| March 19, 2010

I'd bet you didn't know it, but the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of female truck drivers was set by an all-woman truck convoy held in 2004 in the Netherlands. At least so ...

‘A door just opened’: Jason’s Law gains steam

| March 17, 2010

What might well go down in history as the biggest trucking story of 2009, at least as goes drivers' efforts to push for industry change for the better, is that of Jason's Law, named after ...

From 48 to 38

| March 16, 2010

Kennesaw Transportation driver cuts 10 inches from pants size, adding to his energy stores and, ultimately, his life.

The 5,000-mile pet-rescue haul

| March 16, 2010

Musician Susanne Spirit's shows three times weekly at the TravelCenters of America-East location in Ontario, Calif., are a combination of country performance and public outreach to and from the nation's truckers, with one of their prime ...

Anonymous trucker heroism after officer’s high-speed injury

| March 15, 2010

When Eastern Adams County, Pa., officer Richard H. Phillips, 40, caught the back end of a tractor-trailer at the intersection of U.S. 30 and state road 94 south of Harrisburg in rural eastern Pennsylvania, he ...

Allis-Chalmers on-highway engines? — Ted Streit’s restoration adventures…

| March 12, 2010

Mercer leased owner-operator Ted Streit also happens to be the owner of a shop doing custom and restoration work in Suring, Wis., called Fast Transport. More than a year ago, he called me up after seeing ...

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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