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What’s your business outlook for 2014?

| December 27, 2013

Always a hot topic this time of year, share your thoughts on 2014 predictions for your own business under this poll probing the coming year. Will you be able to negotiate rate increases/acquire new freight? ...

Hot buttons poll: What’s your view on the filibuster rule change?

| November 22, 2013

On November 21, 2013, reacting to Republicans' continued blocking of votes on federal appeals court nominations, Senate Democrats exercised the "nuclear option" on filibuster rules; what's your view of the move?

Hot buttons: Should Iran be allowed to pursue nuclear power?

| October 14, 2013

Give Iranian overtures to the United States hoping to mend relations, this poll asks a simple question relating to your views on how the U.S. and community of nations should approach Iran's nuclear efforts.

Will you participate in the ‘Truckers Ride for the Consitution?’

| October 01, 2013

The "Truckers Ride for the Constitution" Facebook page has been calling drivers to participate in an Oct. 11 Washington, D.C., area convoy, demonstrations around the country through the 13th and more, likewise a buy-nothing solidarity ...

Hot Button: What would be the No. 1 effect of a wide owner-operator shutdown?

| September 27, 2013

Opinion on the potential effects resulting from a wide shutdown has varied widely among Overdrive readers -- from a solid negative for truckers' public image to political leverage on regs.

Drones: How do you view their use in combat operations?

| August 30, 2013

As pundits debate the growing use of drones in countries that are at least ostensible U.S. allies -- Yemen, Pakistan -- this poll ask for your view of drone use all told by the United ...

Hot buttons: Should the U.S. military intervene in Syria?

| August 27, 2013

With evidence of the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government in the civil war there fairly clear, the drums beating for military intervention have gotten louder. This poll asks for your view on ...

Should U.S. taxpayers bail out Detroit?

| July 24, 2013

Weigh in on the much-debated topic of late, part of our Hot Buttons series -- should municipal bankruptcy protections be routine for the federal government?

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