Todd Dills

Roundup: River States in Wis. hosting show, hanging a fuel-mileage shingle, new vid series…

Overdrive's Pride & Polish heads to Wisconsin in 2014, with River States Customz in La Crosse hosting.

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Poll: Have the new hours affected your income?

With the first quarter following the July 1 change in the hours of service rules well over and done, what has been the economic impact for your operation?

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Pre-diabetic diagnosis births an Ironman

Mercer-leased owner-operator Wesley Wilson lost 100 pounds toward a quest to complete the Lake Placid Ironman race.

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Anne Ferro on a haul — finally

Riding along with owner-operator Leo Wilkins yields new insights for FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

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Talk of the road: House bill to hold hours changes

For bill supporters, key to convincing lawmakers to sign on to the effort may well be showing the economic impact of the new rule.

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CSA safety measurement system display changes now available for review

Among the changes being proposed are de-emphasizing BASIC percentile rankings and better describing so-called "absolute" carrier BASIC measures' relationship to scoring.

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Horror or not: Growing consumer interest in driverless cars

Does growing interest show potential for four-wheeler safety improvement -- or the opposite?...

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Crowdfunding handbags made from recycled tires

The "Necessary Recycling" start-up makes various bags from recycled tractor-tire inner tubes -- they're conducting a Kickstarter.com funding campaign to reclaim 30 more tons' worth of tubes.

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Tough health care choices

Owner-operators weigh penalties vs. costs of private insurance or Obamacare exchange policies. Some have found plenty of potholes on the road to accessing benefits under the health care law thus far.

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Kenworth T880 vocational model available for order

Kenworth's T880 flagship vocational model is suitable for heavy haul, refuse, dump, mixer and other applications. Find a gallery of images of the model, and more detail, in this story.

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