Fuel surcharge, anyone?

| April 09, 2009

Since this blogger noted his book here, Shane Hamilton keeps making headlines. It's no wonder. An excellent history of the forces at the heart of the long-term 20th-century move toward the deregulatory political climate we've ...

‘Manual for a downturn’

| April 08, 2009

K-Crossing coordinates

| April 07, 2009

O/O couple ‘pays it forward’

| April 06, 2009

Washington Post backs truckers?

| April 03, 2009

An online chat between readers and Washington Post blogger and columnist Marc Fisher about a column he wrote on the March announcement of plans to close several rest stops in Virginia yielded this remark from ...

Pure Grain’s ‘Truckin Song’

| April 02, 2009

Headed up by OTR driver Chris Taber, the Cincinnati by way of Nashville band Pure Grain blends honkytonk with traditional country, blues and rock 'n' roll toward a hard-driving sound exemplified by "Truckin Song" (check ...

Wacky world trucks

| April 01, 2009

British auto insurance portal Quotezone.co.uk hosts a list of the "10 Wackiest Trucks in the World," which include this "Big Rig Jig" sculpture by New York artist Mike Ross, built from two repurposed tractors and ...

Long-haul heist

| March 31, 2009

Well, not exactly, but what might be the next best thing is the story of 43-year-old tow driver Ollie Ray Whitworth of Fort Worth, Texas, and his 18-year-old son, Ollie Ray Jr., who were directed ...

Todd Dills

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 tdills@randallreilly.com or via phone at 205-907-2481.

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