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Salute: From a truck driver’s daughter to her dad

Rici Lowe | June 23, 2013

Rici Lowe, 44, penned a poem of appreciation for her father, former owner-operator Richard "Buck" Buchholz of Caldwell, Idaho, on the occasion of Father's Day that she included with this letter.

Team driver to law enforcement: ‘Don’t wake me up’

Martin Hill | June 21, 2013

This letter from reader Martin Hill calls for state/federal law enforcement and inspection staff to cease practice of forcing sleeping codrivers awake for nothing more than an I.D. check.

Get your load on! (4th edition)

| June 19, 2013

Bee hives, portable grain bins on lowboy doubles, trackhoes in a dry van, and more photos of reader loads in the latest in this series. Find out how to send in your own here.

Readers split on climate change

| June 13, 2013

55 percent of Overdrive respondents to a poll on climate change reported believing that the very notion was a hoax.

Sharing traffic intel

| June 12, 2013

Overdrive would like your help in reporting daily short- and long-term traffic delays from construction, accidents and other highway mishaps -- utilize our Facebook/Twitter pages for sharing what you've seen with editors.

Operator targeted in ‘trucker spy’ shooting speaks out

| June 03, 2013

Owner-operator Bruce Johnston, targeted by Joseph Volpe in an on-highway shooting incident, speaks out with his version of events following Volpe's conviction in May 2013.

LETTER: Earn your ‘professional’ title

| June 02, 2013

Reader Earnest J. Williams on the furor over a Walmart that recently banned truck parking: "I have noticed that when we are wrong about something, we really don't want to have our errs pointed out ...

Trials for terrorism

| May 24, 2013

A majority of readers continue to favor military tribunals as the most appropriate venues for trying terrorism suspects.

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