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Todd Dills

Give the gift of hauling

| December 15, 2008

“>Trucker gifts abound online” is the headline of a recent short piece by Jill Dunn at Overdrive sister news site The story catalogs several online spots offering some trucking-related gifts and/or inexpensive items. Among the retailers mentioned is, which has available a wide array of 12-volt items (heating pads, chargers, electronic and kitchen devices), various sports merchandise, and a pewter belt buckle (pictured) with a classic slogan. As Dunn put it, “>You may draw a blank when people ask what to get you for Christmas or when trying to remember a trucker friend during the holidays….” These sites may help. strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.

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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 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 or via phone at 205-907-2481.


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