What you would do with the Long Haul SurvivorImage Gallery

| February 21, 2014

With the raffling off of the Long Haul Survivor cancer-research-benefit custom Peterbilt coming up in May, we asked readers what they would do were they to win the truck. Find a round-up of answers here. ...

Nearly 100 pounds down already, driver turns to social media to spur weight-loss goal

Tara Bullock | February 21, 2014

“If you have time for Facebook, you have time to work out.” -- Such is the motto of driver Bettina Cameron's "Losing it" Facebook page, where she shares tips, inspiration and her own story of ...

Acquisition, maintenance cost worries stand out in post-2018 efficiency standards conversation

| February 20, 2014

Readers sound off on President Obama's announcement of plans for post-2018 model truck fuel-efficiency/emissions standards.

New custom KW under way from Anthony FischkeltaImage Gallery

| February 20, 2014

Anthony Fischkelta is looking toward Mid-America next month with his latest project truck, the 2014 Kenworth W900 with a 331-inch wheelbase.

Peterbilt, Kenworth dealers of the year

| February 20, 2014

Kenworth and Peterbilt dealer meetings crowned several award-winning sales and service shops around the country.

EOBRs/ELDs are being put in the wrong place

S.E. McCurdy | February 19, 2014

Owner-operator S.E. McCurdy argues an alternative to the ELD/EOBR mandate in a time-card system to put the burden of accounting for drivers' time on those who would waste it.

Dispatcher no-brainer and on-highway lemons

| February 18, 2014

It's not the really good dispatchers causing truckers to stick around -- it's those who embody the "dispatcher brains" slang making them leave. And: A bet on a light load for one driver after a ...

App for certified doctor search

| February 18, 2014

TeamCME's free app for iOS, Android offers quick search capability for certified DOT physical providers in the company network.

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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