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Todd Dills

Sunday service on the road

| May 11, 2013

Introducing Pastor and Prime Inc. hauler Bob Sauter's CDL Drivers Church of Delivery, with worship service over the phone every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Central time.

Roundup: Strange bedfellows, scale-house burger, Android barker

| May 09, 2013

Legislation can make for odd bedfellows among supporters, Wendy Parker orders a cheeseburger -- at the wrong drive-through, and Mack Trucks' Bulldog magazine gets new digital distribution.

Trucking brings out the best

| May 07, 2013

Bringing the kids along for the haul can serve several purposes -- here's an example of a truck-trip fueling creative experimentation.

Watch those post-crash-inspection violations

| May 06, 2013

They shouldn't be assigned severity weights to contribute to a carrier's ranking in any CSA BASIC if the violation was a result of the crash.

Saturday roundup: Lame excuses, hidden giants, antique trucks

| May 04, 2013

More installments in the annals of good times, bad behavior and public image making.

Big Rig Books hauls reads for the kids

| May 02, 2013

John C. Gervase founded the nonprofit to encourage literacy among underprivileged children.

A trucking-music blast from the past

| April 30, 2013

"Magic Lady" Genie Mack Brown of Prague, Okla., has reissued her 1980 trucking-music record, propelled by the 1979 independent truckers' shutdown, after which she also became an owner-operator.

Ranking jobs: Truck Driver gains while Publication Editor plummets

| April 29, 2013

At No. 108, though, 'Truck Driver' falls far behind the No. 1 occupation of 'Actuary,' a sort of glorified statistician of sorts -- meaning FMCSA's CSA team might have the best job in the country?

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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