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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? ...

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.

Going where others won’t: Owner-operator Jimmy Nevarez

Tara Bullock | November 29, 2013

Nevarez has made a career specialty out of short-haul in Los Angeles, Calif., as an owner-operator in spite of the many naysayers who told him it couldn't be done.

Giving thanks: Driver dispatches

| November 28, 2013

We asked, and you told. Here find a round-up of readers' answers to the question "What are you thankful for?" Happy Thanksgiving from all the staff at Overdrive!

VIDEO: Former Trucker of the Year on health, success strategies

| November 20, 2013

Checking in with Overdrive 2004 Trucker of the Year Mike Curle -- on recent additions to his toolkit for success.

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.

Some ACA health-insurance exchange premium detail made available

| September 25, 2013

The Department of Health and Human Services' first limited release of premium data in federally run health insurance exchanges under Obamacare has finally come down. Find it here.

A fine read in owner-operator’s ‘Hotshot Chronicles’ book on expediting

| September 12, 2013

Gary Shade's book of the expediting life and business could be an important resource for those starting out in the segment.

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