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POLL: On average, how long do you drive per day?

Given the late attention to those in the supply chain who would waste drivers' time unnecessarily, this poll probes just how much Overdrive readers really use of their daily maximum 11 hours drive time.

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Shout to a shipper

Holly Knoll Services owner-operator Dave Palmer gives credit where it's due -- to B&T Sand of Columbia, S.C., for efficient load/unload practices.

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Hours of service wish list: ‘We are people, not machines’

Results: Readers sound off in podcast, survey toward a more perfect hours rule.

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POLL: What is your detention time worth?

How much is your time spent waiting at docks worth per hour? This poll looks at the range of what owner-operators and drivers expect from detention rates, such as they may be.

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2014’s top stories, Part 1: Truckers’ right to carry, engine lawsuits, detention pay and more

Overdrive delved through a web of analytics and a year’s worth of news and features posted on OverdriveOnline.com to put together a list of the top 20 stories from 2014. Here are numbers 11-20.

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Former drivers, raise hands high!

Former owner-operator Bryan Lundberg's latest step on the path through the trucking world is as a broker. His last Kenworth, though, is no less special to him. Photos from back when here.

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Detention time’s impact on safety, productivity: ATRI wants carrier input

The American Transportation Research Institute is looking for input from the trucking industry on the impact of detention time on safety and productivity.

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Red Rover, Red Rover, send George right over

Load negotiation as playground game -- and an extra push that misses the mark...

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Coercion rule comments: Hours still the problem, ‘coercion’ needs definition

Common themes of regulatory criticism popped up often in the public comments offered on DOT's proposed driver coercion prohibition rule, like the new pressures and restrictions caused by the agency’s 2013 hours-of-service rule and holding shippers, receivers and brokers accountable.

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POLL: Would you support a detention-pay mandate?

Following the Obama administration's inclusion of a mandate for detention pay equal to or greater than the minimum wage in its draft highway bill, this poll probes the debate over the measure.

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