‘We’ve got truckers! 20% off!’

| April 18, 2013

Not a post about some back-page classified from a fly-by-night broker using cheap-freight, low-pay scabs to entice unknowing shippers... just an installment in the annals of U.S. fashion.

Off-road truck-racing series honoring pioneer with trophy name

| April 18, 2013

The inaugural Stadium Super Trucks off-road racing series, launched last year by NASCAR driver Robby Gordon, continues April 21, in Long Beach, Calif. at the historic Toyota Grand Prix.

Load by phone: An automated future for online load selection?

| April 17, 2013

New online marketplace-based load-booking engines, some say, portend a streamlined future for load selection and payment.

POLL: Has your income improved over the last year?

| April 17, 2013

Vote in this poll probing economic improvement for owner-operators over the last year. Is your business doing better?

Readers to law enforcement: Look in the mirror

| April 16, 2013

Some drivers responding to news of Tennessee's use of troopers in big rigs to nab texting four-wheelers loved the idea -- others suggested it might be just another safety hazard.

Solidarity diaries: It’s a great day for a run

| April 16, 2013

Keep on keeping on in the wake of the Boston bombings, what we do in the face of acts of senseless violence.

Annals of justification: Truck thief claims zombies were after him

| April 15, 2013

Anyone else wondering what Wendy Parker thinks of this?

Load by phone: How operators are using online tools

| April 15, 2013

Owner-operators' use of online load services varies from occasional use to test the waters in an unfamiliar area to use as a primary freight resource.

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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