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Todd Dills

‘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.

‘Parking firestorm’ cools into substantive, driver-led effort

| June 15, 2013

Independent owner-operator Jason Haggard is urging able drivers to join him at a June 18 council meeting in Coon Rapids, Minn., to begin the process of meeting with the city to address the parking fiasco there.

Rash of wrecks in W.Va. prompts increased police patrols

| June 13, 2013

Officers are stepping up patrols and inspections between and in the area of I-77 milemarker 74 and 78, according to reports.

Local kudos: Campo, Colo.

| June 11, 2013

When a tornado warning was issued May 22 in Campo, Colo., this year, Karen and Tom Moore saw firsthand the hospitality of the town's local law enforcement officials.

Profilin’ — not so stylin’ — at the scale house

| June 09, 2013

Has FMCSA's CSA program had an unintended (or, perhaps, intended) consequence of giving inspectors license to hassle small operators simply for the fact that they are small companies?

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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