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Todd Dills

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.

Small brokers reload on $75K bond

| August 23, 2012

Small brokers group AIPBA planning court challenge to the new $75K broker/freight forwarder surety bond requirement.

Challenge No. 1: Adapting to change

| August 22, 2012

Among the many challenges owner-operators face, perhaps the biggest is choosing exactly how to adapt to industry change to remain competitive and profitabile.

Our favorite agency: Guess who’s on Facebook…

| August 21, 2012

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's new Facebook page could be a great venue for drivers to get their viewpoints heard by the general public. Also: detail on an upcoming public meeting of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee.

VIDEO: Wire walk between two moving trucks

| August 20, 2012

Champion slackliner Faith Dickey walks a wire suspended between two Volvo cabovers pulling dry vans, at speed.

Ohio takes on ‘trucker’ toll scam

| August 17, 2012

A toll-evasion scam on the Ohio Turnpike yields no shortage of boosted cash for road operators -- and a little indignation from haulers on being singled out.

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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