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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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Changing trucking for the better

Overdrive columnist Kevin Rutherford's suggestion that owner-operators build personal tribes to share information and advocate for positive industry change drew praise, commentary.

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Readers: More gun restriction won’t help

Nine out of ten Overdrive readers either favor the status quo on official gun control or call for fewer restrictions on ownership.

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

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

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Coffee, costs, photos, repairing CSA: Reader roundup

Rounding up reader views both serious and whimsical as 2013 heats up -- or cools down, as the case may be.

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Breaking: Regulators apologize for delaying Santa

Regulators have determined the Claus operation is an imminent hazard to the motoring public and have ordered Santa to cease operation effective immediately.

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Readers: Bring influence peddlers out of the shadows

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

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Reasons for the rise in truck-occupant crash deaths

Readers weigh in on root causes after NHTSA's examination of crash statistics showed a sharp rise in truck occupant crash fatalities (20 percent) between 2010 and 2011.

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