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Todd Dills

When trucks were trucks: Familiar faces at Fitzgerald’s

| June 29, 2013

Bill Blankenship of McMinnville, Tenn., showed off a classic find of a 1953 GMC 630, powered by a 134-hp Detroit diesel, at the Pride & Polish at Fitzgerald's.

‘Wireless Roadside Inspection’ inches closer to reality

| June 27, 2013

Mobile communications technology stands to transform the way truck inspections take place, with big implications for the CSA program and owner-operator businesses.

Alternative two-wheeled transport and fitness on the long road

| June 25, 2013

Prime driver and cyclist Mario Almendarez shares strategies for cycling routes and fitness motivation on the road to better health.

PHOTOS: Truck show in Idaho, coming in JulyImage Gallery

| June 24, 2013

The Idaho Truck Show & Shine takes place July 12-13 in Nampa, Idaho.

‘Harder than it looks’ — mainstream biz reporter takes big-truck wheel

| June 22, 2013

Biz reporter Lauren Boyer of the York Daily Record faces down fears of highway driving around big trucks to take the wheel herself; a round-up of truck/trucking shows near-term and down the road...

North American driver photo contest, carbon tax revolt down under

| June 20, 2013

Carrier services marketing and load-location engine hosts summer driver photo contest, and down under, a trucking association is all-systems-go on opposition to a carbon tax on diesel.

New owner-operator crowd-sourced info service starts up

| June 18, 2013

Company cofounder Roseanne Stanzione is an NYC-based former Wall Street analyst who calls herself an "accidental champion of fair pricing for drivers."

More GoPro trucking-vid magic from Caleb Christner

| June 17, 2013

The young driver's son turned his camera eye on Colorado's Loveland Pass this time around. Watch the vid here.

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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