Polls

POLL: How have rates trended in military freight?

| January 06, 2014

For those hauling military freight, how have rates trended in the sensitive/not-so-sensitive areas of the niche these last five years? Tell us more about what you're seeing in comments under this poll.

POLL: What’s your business structure?

| December 11, 2013

How is your business set up? This poll looks at the prevalence of LLCs and corporations, non-LLC sole proprietorships and partnerships, and more among both leased and independent owner-operators.

POLL: Is it a good time to get your own authority?

| December 04, 2013

Are economic improvements, however slight, and structural conditions in the industry in favor of new truly independent owner-operator businesses? Tell us what you think, and why, here.

Overdrive’s top Christmas songs: Vote for your favorite!

| November 19, 2013

Help us get into the holiday freight-hauling spirit this year by casting your vote for the best Christmas song of all time.

Poll: Chief attraction of maintaining your own operating authority?

| November 13, 2013

Is it that control over all aspects of the business yields greater cost-saving opportunities, better income (particularly with direct customers), or something else? Tell us what you think here.

Poll: Have the new hours affected your income?

| November 06, 2013

With the first quarter following the July 1 change in the hours of service rules well over and done, what has been the economic impact for your operation?

Poll: Do you currently haul U.S. military freight?

| October 24, 2013

This poll looks at what percentage of drivers are moving military freight, whether solo operators on general freight or a team with arms, ammunition and explosives loads. Or not. Weigh in yourself.

Is Obamacare impacting your 2014 insurance preps?

| October 03, 2013

Owner-operators, are you seeing insurances rates on the new exchanges higher or lower than what you pay now for coverage, or are new requirements causing your current insurer to adjust rates? Weigh in via this ...

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