Todd Dills

Industry at Sea event sails in Sept.

| June 26, 2014

The Industry at Sea event, hosted by the Small Business in Transportation Coalition, will set sail September 12 from Port Canaveral, Florida, aboard Royal Carribean's "Enchantment of the Seas" vessel.

Total Transportation boosts pay

| June 25, 2014

Total Transportation of Mississippi has announced a pay increase for its company drivers effective immediately.

BigRoad plans 395.15 compliant e-log, integrates with Sylectus

| June 25, 2014

BigRoad COO and cofounder Terry Frey estimates end-of-summer for the e-log, while Sylectus TMS integration with the BigRoad logging app is live today.

E-log proposed mandate comment period nearing end

| June 24, 2014

Following the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's extension of the public comment period on its proposed electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, comments close finally on June 26.

Trucker-cycler Scott Grenerth relocates: To Grain Valley

| June 24, 2014

A walk through memory of recent years following the day I met Grenerth running on a Nashville road with Jasmine "Jazzy" Jordan in 2010; Grenerth is now OOIDA's regulatory affairs director.

B-T Inc. driver of the month

| June 24, 2014

B-T Inc. named Eric Dillard the company's Driver of the Month for May. Dillard was nominated by his fleet manager, Chris Krogman. Dillard has worked with B-T for 11 years.  In addition to winning a B-T gift ...

Luck of the drive; Poetry for a husband

| June 23, 2014

A promotion nets a free set of drives for one Indiana owner-operator; And from a self-proclaimed "truck driver's wife" to her husband, a message "from the heart."

View: Fleets can lead way toward renewal of respect and honor for driving profession

| June 23, 2014

Overdrive's Jack Roberts answers the question: "When did we, as a society, transition from holding drivers in high regard to regarding them as people who drive trucks because 'they can’t do anything else?'"

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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