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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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Get your load on, redux

More photos of hot, heavy, big, tall or just plain odd loads from readers around the U.S. and beyond.

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Operators losing business because of CSA

Data quality and negative business impact stood out as key operator concerns as readers responded to early-2013 CSA reporting.

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More hours flexibility would improve safety

Drivers, responding to an FMCSA study that some interpreted as backing up what they have been saying for years, showed unity around the call for more berth-use flexibility to improve safety,

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