Overdrive Extra

Todd Dills

Worth a thousand words…

| February 13, 2009

a href=”http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_ez6JTnOl_tQ/SZIEz6xCWFI/AAAAAAAAANE/yfL__ThKRMg/s1600-h/petry.jpg”img id=”BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5301305001363265618″ style=”DISPLAY: block; MARGIN: 0px auto 10px; WIDTH: 232px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 320px; TEXT-ALIGN: center” alt=”" src=”http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_ez6JTnOl_tQ/SZIEz6xCWFI/AAAAAAAAANE/yfL__ThKRMg/s320/petry.jpg” border=”0″ //a divdivThe Photographer: Truckers News Photo Group is a href=”http://www.flickr.com/groups/truckersnews”here/a at the photo-sharing site Flickr, 55 members strong and growing. The above pic was featured in the magazine’s new online table of contents, showcasing various community-building opportunities emTruckers News/em is facilitating for drivers online. /divdiv/divbr /divPhoto Group moderator and Landstar owner-operator Mike Petry took this pic, a brilliant sunset caught on the way home after a “disappointing photo excursion” with his daughter, he says. “We were within 100 yards of our house, and I looked out at the sunset we normally get. This tree was just screaming at me. Sometimes we don’t have to travel far to get the picture we’re looking for.” a href=”http://www.flickr.com/groups/truckersnews”Join the group/a to start sharing your shots from the road and elsewhere with fellow haulers — or just get over and check out some of the other work./divdiv/divdivOh, a-and Happy Friday the 13th, not to mention V’s Day. . . /div/divbr /li class=”social-digg”a onclick=”window.open(‘http://digg.com/submit?phase=2amp;url=’+encodeURIComponent(location.href)+’amp;title=’+encodeURIComponent(document.title), ‘digg’); return false;” href=”http://digg.com/submit”Digg/a/lili class=”social-facebook”a onclick=”window.open(‘http://www.facebook.com/share.php?u=’+encodeURIComponent(location.href)+’amp;title=’+encodeURIComponent(document.title),’facebook’); return false;” href=”http://www.facebook.com/share.php”facebook/a/lidiv class=”blogger-post-footer”Channel 19 is the blog version of the column of the same name featured in Overdrive: The Voice of the American Trucker. Todd Dills (tdills@rrpub.com) is its author./div

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