Todd Dills

DAT launches RateView

| August 13, 2013

DAT's new RateView revamp of the Truckload Rate Index with several new features can be helpful for owner-operator load, lane and price analysis for profitable load planning.

Have you seen the black dog? (And Tony Justice in the studio: pics)Image Gallery

| August 13, 2013

A look behind the scenes of a recording session with Tony Justice at Ocean Way in Nashville -- and Michael Massaia's photography series "Seeing the Black Dog" documents long-haul trucks at rest areas for the ...

Accidental truckers: Jon and Miriam BrownImage Gallery

| August 13, 2013

The Browns reap the rewards of professionalism in their Landstar-leased team operation.

CSA system update: New hours violations encoded

| August 12, 2013

New violations added to the CSA Safety Measurement System include codification of the hours of service break requirement at a 7-point severity weight value.

Equal partners: Chris Litzinger and Henry KuperusImage Gallery

| August 12, 2013

Brenny Transportation-leased owner-operators build on a solid friendship in coownership of a Volvo that helps support two growing households.

Bailouts: No more, no way, no how

| August 12, 2013

Almost 80 percent of readers said no to a federal bailout of Detroit as it faces bankruptcy.

Final frontiers: Trucking to the moon

| August 10, 2013

This infographic from the Florida Institute of Technology shows the potential future of raw materials hauling -- from mines on the moon and asteroids...

Project 351: A long, low KW W900L

| August 10, 2013

A 351-inch Kenworth W900 spawned from a friendly game of one-upmanship.

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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