What is the right course for Department of Defense spending?

| March 06, 2014

Is the plan Defense Secretary Hagel outlined appropriate, or should DOD stick to lower sequestration levels -- or take another route entirely? Tell us your thoughts in this poll.

Toll talk re-emerging in advance of highway bill

| March 04, 2014

Today, it feels like we're on more solid footing with not only a wider swathe of industry opinion but also among the general public, where tolls sentiment has generally trended dead-set against pricing existing interstates. ...

ATBS tax-savings webinar 3/6

| March 04, 2014

The webinar is focused on strategies to minimize your tax liability and will be held 4-5 p.m. EST. You can reserve your space via links you'll find here.

Driver makes Truckers Against Trafficking message his own

| March 03, 2014

Timothy Coon's powerful video message about why more drivers should actively support the goal of Truckers Against Trafficking.

The yardstick method of driver training

| March 01, 2014

Jimmy Ardis tells the funny story of how he learned to drive -- his uncle rapping his knuckles with a yardstick from the sleeper whenever he jammed a gear too quickly -- toward a serious ...

Get your load on! (Edition 7)

| February 28, 2014

From construction equipment to more garden variety loads dressed up behind spectacular tractors, this occasional series delivers more great photos of readers' loads. Find out how to send in your own ...

BulkLoads board buys CoopsOpen app

| February 27, 2014

The CoopsOpen app allows users to simply update station statuses as they pass scales -- joining ScaleChek and Overdrive's own Trucker Tools with similar functionality.

Division over minimum hourly pay

| February 26, 2014

With President Obama advocating for a $10.10/hour federal minimum wage and some states having raised the minimum wage as high as $15, readers showed fairly even division on the issue.

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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