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Todd Dills

PHOTO: Montana Peterbilt breaks new ground

| September 02, 2012

And just who is that guy standing next to the Pete? The new facility is set to open in May 2013.

Option for crowd-sourcing weigh-station status

| August 31, 2012

New Scalechek app provides a directory and alerts for open/closed status of weigh stations across the U.S. and Canada.

Much to change, much to talk about: CSA

| August 30, 2012

The August 2012 MCSAC meeting saw a robust debate centered around the CSA programs flaws and ways to correct them. Here find a few bright (and in some cases dark) moments from the dialogue.

VIDEO: Story of Trucker Charity’s new rig

| August 29, 2012

A couple scenes from GATS -- an interview with Tony Hamilton, driver of the recently rolling Trucker Charity rig, and a scene with the father and son behind the Cubby Buddy toolbox.

How American cars got air bags

| August 28, 2012

The long and circuitous process toward the final codification of a regulation.

Using CSA to your advantage

| August 26, 2012

CSA "isn't going anywhere," said Compliance Safety Systems' David Saunders at the Great American Trucking Show in a session on CSA: learn to market yourself with your record.

Jabin Bogan’s charge reduced

| August 25, 2012

Dallas native Jabin Bogan's mother Aletha Smith visited the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas: her son may get back home sooner than later, she says.

Women in Trucking turns five at GATS

| August 25, 2012

Women in Trucking turned five in 2012 -- at their GATS 2012 birthday party, WIT board member Laura Raon recounts her involvement in the organization.

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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