politics

Readers: Bring influence peddlers out of the shadows

| December 21, 2012

A sizable majority of Overdrive readers favor reforms to campaign-finance rules that would bring 501(c)(4) political spenders into the light.

Hot buttons poll: Campaign finance

| November 27, 2012

Hot button: Take the plunge to deal with U.S. debt?

| November 09, 2012

A majority of Overdrive readers favor a moderate course in dealing with the "fiscal cliff' coming at yearend if Congress does not act.

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.

Hot Button: Truckers’ choice for President

| September 12, 2012

Sixty-six percent of Overdrive readers participating in our 2012 presidential election poll favored Mitt Romney as their candidate of choice.

Joe Biden on the big-rig business

| September 10, 2012

Trucking could use a little more of what the Vice President seems to have had back in 1973, a true empathy for the realities of the independent trucking business.

Owners, drivers: Stand up and be counted

| September 06, 2012

"I know that if our owners and drivers stopped long enough to vote on the issues their voice would be heard." --Michael McRae, President of M&M Contractors and Specialized Carriers

Lynyrd Skynyrd continues long-haul legacy with new record

| August 22, 2012

Lynyrd Skynyrd's new "Last of a Dyin' Breed" record runs hard with themes of the passing of a generation of highwaymen and -women. Interviews here with guitarist/Blackfoot founding member Rickey Medlocke and tour hauler Dale ...

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