Todd Dills

ELD Mandate: Complete coverage

Find here Overdrive's complete coverage of the FMCSA's December 2015-published final rule mandating the use of electronic logging devices by most interstate truckers. Stories are listed in reverse chronological order by date of publication.

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Aaron Tippin, Tony Justice: Behind the music video with Chris Fiffie

Big Rig Videos' Chris Fiffie, out from behind his camera during filming of footage set to become his music video for Tony Justice/Aaron Tippin's collaboration on "Brothers of the Highway," title track from Justice's upcoming record.

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Iron trucker Nathan Bugg’s health transformation

After he made a bet with his brother that he could finish a marathon, trucker Nathan Bugg has come a long way from 265 lbs. and out of shape. His most recent accomplishment: the Arizona Iron Man triathlon last November.

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Artist Julian Raven’s dry-box-side Trump portrait and ongoing tour

Judging from past polling here, one might have been justified in the assumption that it was only a matter of time before a Donald Trump campaign image appeared on the side of dry van. ...

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FMCSA issues rule proposal to tie safety rating directly to inspections, violations

Another month, another major rule proposed by FMCSA: The SFD rule would revamp the three-tier safety rating program to incorporate roadside inspection/violation data in addition to investigations and update monthly.

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Crowd-sourcing load/unload location info with Trelp

Information available to access or add within Trelp includes the location of nearby parking, precise directions to and around the facility, location of unmarked low clearances, contact person at facilities and more.

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Bill Weaver’s ‘I’m Rollin’ — advance track from ‘Every Mile I Drive’ record, due soon

Hear an advance track, "I'm Rollin'," from hazmat hauler/singer-songwriter Bill Weaver, of Arkansas. It's part of his forthcoming "Every Mile I Drive" record.

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Spot market rates, volume: Hot markets for van and reefer across Midwest, South

The brief "reminder of 2014" we got in last week's spot market update in the very high van load-to-truck ratio came back down to earth this, though it's still high for this time of year.

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Shipper to owner-operators: Come on down!

Some shippers' common bond with owner-operators -- when it comes to procuring transportation, they'd rather not deal with brokers or large asset-based carriers, either.

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Altered CSA Safety Measurement System back in the public eye

The FMCSA has returned an altered CSA SMS to public view, showing no percentile or other evaluative scoring in the BASIC categories of measurement.

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