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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?

How do you feel about the NSA’s broad collecting of U.S. citizens’ phone/internet records?

| June 11, 2013

In the wake of revelations that the NSA's PRISM program has collected a broad swath of U.S. citizens' telephone and internet-activity records, this poll probes operator opinion on the the program's future.

POLL: What are your views on climate change?

| May 24, 2013

Given abortive but multiple legislative efforts to tax carbon emissions in recent years, the subject of climate change remains ever relevant to the future of the trucking biz -- what's your view?

Poll: What is the best venue for trying terrorism suspects?

| May 17, 2013

In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, where do you stand on whether to try the suspects, and others accused of terrorism, in U.S. courts or military commissions?

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