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LETTER: Do unto drivers as you would have done unto you

| May 17, 2013

A sort of mild-nightmare scenario at a receiver for Prime driver Bob Sauter leads to larger thoughts on the terrible treatment many drivers see from shipping/receiving facility personnel.

More parking now, please; alternatives to ‘sailboat fuel’

| January 11, 2013

A reader follows up on our parking-push coverage from September 2012, and several offer preferred slang options for that lightest of loads -- nothing.

More than an office: Other novel uses for shipping containers

| December 12, 2012

Readers offer different ideas for ways to repurpose intermodal shipping containers in building projects.

Don’t pay for the privilege to haul

| December 11, 2012

Second Wind Transport independent owner-operator Greg Trott was offered a load recently he would have paid out of pocket to haul -- had he made the wrong decision and taken it.

Securement 201: How best to chain to a stake pocket

| September 25, 2012

What is the best way to use a stake pocket as a chain anchor point? Reader J.D. Bronson, among others, offers his preferred method.

Reader offers top 10 regulatory wish list

| September 19, 2012

TruckerPetition.org founder offers her best recommendations to DOT for prioritizing regulatory review.

Reader: ‘We built our business one day at a time’

| September 14, 2012

Overdrive reader Steve Bixler, in a team operation hauling frack sand with his wife, Doris, offers kudos on Max Heine's "Who built your business?" column.

Reader: ‘Shipping Wars’ coverage ‘disgusting’

| August 29, 2012

Mary Hanlon of Milton, Ky., had strong words for Overdrive's coverage of the 'Shipping Wars' TV show.

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