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Todd Dills

Salute: Another on-highway hero

| December 22, 2012

Driver Frederick Golden's late-November assistance to a victim of a brick thrown from an Alabama overpass deserves recognition.

One hauler’s rate benchmark and more on pricing

| December 20, 2012

Two operators share views on methods toward boosting rates to profitable levels -- one offering a perspective in favor of price re-regulation.

U.K. drivers top iTunes music-vid charts

| December 18, 2012

Drivers for the British Eddie Stobart carrier hit the top of iTunes music-video charts with a parody of the "12 days of Christmas" in a charity effort to benefit Help for Heroes.

Meet owner-operator Tim PhilmonImage Gallery

| December 17, 2012

Check out a gallery of images from a visit with Philmon, his 2005 Peterbilt 379 and Transcraft flatbed leased to Landstar Ranger.

Funny car driver at the Mack assembly plant

| December 15, 2012

Bob Tasca III's NHRA contending funny car is newly being sponsored by Mack -- here check out the hauling Pinnacle tractor the race team picked up this past week at Mack's customer center.

‘We’re the highway patrol and we’re here to help’

| December 13, 2012

Why were you pulled in for your last inspection? If you don't know, ask. The answer could prove useful in your long-term CSA management.

Don’t pay for the privilege to haul

| December 11, 2012

Second Wind Transport independent owner-operator Greg Trott was offered a load recently he would have paid out of pocket to haul -- had he made the wrong decision and taken it.

New mobile scanning integration from Prophesy / Drive Axle

| December 10, 2012

The Drive Axle app allows you smartphone's camera to be turned into a document scanner/creator -- it's newly integrated with Prophesy's Trucking Management Software solutions.

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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