Polls

POLL: How has Obamacare impacted your health insurance?

Have you purchased insurance through the new exchanges? Was your old policy cancelled or is it still in force? Do you plan to continue to not purchase health insurance? What's your health-insurance strategy? Tel us in this poll.

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POLL: How often do you use lumpers?

Do you pay lumpers or otherwise contract with a "freight handling" service in your trucking operation? Tell us how often if you do -- or if you don't -- in this poll.

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What kinds of questions should be on the New Entrant test?

This question, answers to which are central to FMCSA's needs in preparing its New Entrant test rulemaking, saw some debate at the recent listening session on the subject. Weigh in yourself via this poll.

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POLL: How have rates trended in military freight?

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.

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POLL: What’s your business structure?

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.

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

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.

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

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

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Poll: Chief attraction of maintaining your own operating authority?

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.

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Poll: Have the new hours affected your income?

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?

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

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.

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