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Todd Dills

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.

More O/O challenges: Image, health, parking…

| August 16, 2012

After primary reporting on owner-operators' top five challenges, sources offer their personal sixth -- from parking, training standards and health to driver image and industry unity to influence public opinion and regulatory direction.

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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