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One driver and one emergency load — to flooded Boulder, Colo.

Don Christner | September 20, 2013

Don Christner recounts a recent critical haul to a water treatment facility in Boulder, Colo.

Wanted: Smarter, simpler, more streamlined trucking regulations

Greg Fulton | September 15, 2013

This op-ed by Colorado trucking association head Greg Fulton argues for "eliminat any unnecessary or outdated regulations. At the same time, we need to streamline the existing ones."

Use the CB to cope with ‘freight-training’ traffic phenomenon

Rey Moreno | September 08, 2013

"We can’t change how everyone drives," says independent Rey Moreno in this story, "but we do have the direct ability to change how we as professional drivers move through the crowd."

Readers split on government, industry solutions to detention

| September 06, 2013

Though all recognize the problem, grown ever more onerous with further restrictions on drivers' hours with the new rules. Here, find a round-up of views and some examples of detention success.

Readers: Say no to intervention in Syria

| August 30, 2013

As the drumbeat toward military strikes on Syria rose in late August 2013, nearly 60 percent of Overdrive readers indicated categorical opposition to any intervention.

Roundup: Return fire in owner-operator war, driverless trucks, truck-stop cuisine…

| August 15, 2013

Independent rebuttal to prognosticators of insurmountable challenges of the owner-operator model; Driverless trucks: income opportunity?; Insurance: "we've got to stop this bill dead."

‘America respected and loved truckers a lot more back then’

Gregg Blair | August 13, 2013

Six-million-mile man Gregg Blair, now retired, remembers a long career.

Bailouts: No more, no way, no how

| August 12, 2013

Almost 80 percent of readers said no to a federal bailout of Detroit as it faces bankruptcy.

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