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Todd Dills

Load tracking tools, for the right price

| February 14, 2013

Detailing the new "Where you @?" app from the makers at Otter, likewise the Trucker Tools app's relatively new "Load Track" functionality.

The horror! Tell your craziest trucking story

| February 12, 2013

A thread on Reddit yielded numerous wild road tales -- what's the craziest thing you've seen in your time on the road?

PHOTOS: Meritor trailer axle plantImage Gallery

| February 09, 2013

A photo gallery and more, providing a window into the Frankfort, Ky., manufacturing facility where Meritor's 10 millionth trailer axle was recently produced.

CSA’s batting average: MCSAC snapshot

| February 06, 2013

The program has hit one out of the park in getting carriers' attention, but MCSAC CSA Subcommittee members point to more strikeouts than base hits.

CSA subcommittee meeting this week

| February 04, 2013

The MCSAC's CSA subcommittee meets Feb. 5-6 in Alexandria, Va. -- we'll be there covering results and discussion.

Get your load on

| January 31, 2013

Some sweet pics of readers' recent loads, and a snatch of a conversation overheard on the radio -- sometimes things on Channel 19 reach a fitting end.

More photos: Mel Davis’ custom FreightlinerImage Gallery

| January 29, 2013

A visit with Michigan-based independent owner-operator Melvin Davis in Nashville yields more great pictures of his custom big-bunk reefer hauler.

Nominate an influential woman in trucking

| January 28, 2013

The deadline for Women in Trucking's 2013 Influential Woman of the Year nominations is end of day Thursday, Jan. 31.

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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