voices

Why confiscation is unlikely

Overdrive's Wendy Parker: "Here is a very basic, bare bones answer to the question of what process is required to make a change in the Bill of Rights: It's not easy to do."

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Readers to law enforcement: Look in the mirror

Some drivers responding to news of Tennessee's use of troopers in big rigs to nab texting four-wheelers loved the idea -- others suggested it might be just another safety hazard.

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Long live the owner-operator!

Is the owner-operator a dying breed? Voices responding to the question posed on the Overdrive Extra blog suggest a shift in profitability toward short-haul niches.

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Get your load on! (3rd edition)

More pictures of interesting loads sent in by Overdrive readers -- find how to send your own here.

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Will young women now have to sign up for the draft?

A 61 percent majority of Overdrive readers showed no opposition to the Pentagon's official removal of the ban on women participating in combat roles, though questions remained for many.

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Readers on the crash-fault ‘shell game’

In denying the possibility of fault determination, advocacy groups ignore the majority of car-truck crashes.

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Letter: ‘No gray areas’ for maintenance?

"To be super safe perhaps we should all park our vehicles when the first snowflake falls." --owner-operator Glenn Gilbert

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‘Hooked!’ — more on Homer’s custom wrecker

Accolades were heaped on Milwaukee-based Homer Schultz's amazing custom 1993 Peterbilt 379 wrecker in the wake of Overdrive's story on the rig.

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Truck GPS units aren’t the problem in NYC

New Jersey resident William Smith weighs in on the need for more accurate clearance signs in NYC and calls for operators to join him in pressing Congress.

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Readers split on marriage definition

Our hot buttons poll asking for reader views on the Supreme Court's upcoming cases on the Defense of Marriage Act and state bans of same-sex marriage showed 56 percent of readers favoring a traditional view of marriage.

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