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Todd Dills

Ken Lund: 75K broker bond no ‘large broker’ move

| October 02, 2012

A Transportation Intermediaries Association board member objects to characterizations of the the organization as serving the interests only of large brokerages.

Pride & Polish: Business class?

| October 01, 2012

Expediting owner-operators Linda and Bob Caffee, after participating in the GATS Pride & Polish in 2012, offered up an idea for a new class focused on biz performance and professionalism.

PHOTOS: Nice day for a truck show

| September 29, 2012

Bill Bradford's immaculately restored 1973 Kenworth K100 and 1977 Great Dane reefer -- and more scenes from the Cookeville, TN, truck show of ATHS' Music City Chapter.

Readers: GPS regs won’t fill a void of common sense

| September 27, 2012

Politicians making ridiculous comparisons notwithstanding, in the late call for regulation of GPS units, many readers noted there could be no technological excuse for a lack of driver common sense.

Navistar holding steady in commitment to health, comfort

| September 25, 2012

An interview with David Allendorph, the company's director of innovation in design, overseeing a focus on comfort and health in the company's truck design.

A wife’s tribute to her longtime owner-operator

| September 24, 2012

Owner-operator Clive Hemmings passed away during a run to Florida on September 30, 2011. His wife, Valerie, offers up this poem to his memory. He will be missed.

Diesel emissions: Cleaner than fast food charbroilers

| September 22, 2012

Interesting new findings of a California study of commercial charbroilers -- and one driver makes a difference for the better in partnership with Truckers Against Trafficking.

Expediter pays witness to slim Obama victory

| September 20, 2012

Checking in with Landstar-leased expediter Phil Madsen and his "Learning something new every day" blog.

Todd Dills

Todd Dills is Senior Editor of Overdrive magazine and writes from Nashville, Tenn. He frequently covers business, regulatory and lifestyle topics for the magazine and at OverdriveOnline.com. His work on the “CSA’s Data Trail” series in Overdrive about the federal CSA program was awarded the highest honor in trade journalism – the “Grand Neal” – by American Business Media at the 2014 Jesse H. Neal Awards. Dills’ 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 or via phone at 205-907-2481.

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