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Todd Dills

More ‘loads 2.0′

| May 13, 2013

Tech company Kaazing is building an online-communications enhancement to brokerage Allen Lund Co.'s management software to streamline/enhance shipper-broker-carrier communications and load negotiation/selection.

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.

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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