A final run for Dolphy Dickerson, and an introduction: South TX Truckers for KidsImage Gallery

| December 12, 2013

Rest in peace Dolphy Dickerson, career hauler from W.Va. who lost a battle with cancer Dec. 6. Also: South Texas Truckers pulls Toys for Tots drive in Mission, Texas.

The No. 9 Christmas song: ‘Jingle Bell Rock’

| December 12, 2013

The 1957-recorded "Jingle Bell Rock," made popular that year by singer Bobby Helms, is a classic of Christmas music and early rock 'n' roll.

POLL: What’s your business structure?

| December 11, 2013

How is your business set up? This poll looks at the prevalence of LLCs and corporations, non-LLC sole proprietorships and partnerships, and more among both leased and independent owner-operators.

Overdrive’s Christmas songs, No. 10

| December 11, 2013

"You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch," from the classic 1960s TV special based on Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," continues our countdown of Overdrive's Top Christmas Songs, voted by readers.

Overdrive’s top Christmas songs, counting down: No. 11

| December 10, 2013

No. 11 is the "Carol of the Bells" traditional song -- hear the Trans-Siberian Orchestra's modern version here. We'll be counting down to No. 1 through the next two weeks.

Bulk fleet profile in pictures: Apex Logistics

| December 09, 2013

A run through the basics of the California-based Apex Logistics fleet, partially in pictures.

Tony Justice: Making dreams reality with new record

| December 09, 2013

The quality of the writing and production on the best tracks on Justice's new record are primed to earn wide attention – if not in the mainstream, definitely among the audience Justice knows best. That’s ...

Throwing tomatoes at fuel-tax-hike bill

| December 07, 2013

Any fuel-tax hike must come with "iron clad' provisions on misuse of funds for purposes other than highways, readers note -- meantime, the recent tax-hike bill's chances of passing?....

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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