"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."
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.
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.
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."
Almost 80 percent of readers said no to a federal bailout of Detroit as it faces bankruptcy.
According to this account by Dalene Davies-Smoot, Bob Smoot's widow, Smoot, gunned down at work as a small fleet operator, was a true driver's friend and advocate. "Next to his family, Bob loved his drivers ...
Readers respond to Wendy Parker's "To lump or not to lump..." story about the lumper fees common at grocery distributors -- if carriers aren't being compensated for fees by shipper or receiver, then U.S. law ...
Reclassification, hours of service rules, increased equipment costs and state and local regulations on idling, parking and noise are smothering the owner-operator, writes Greg Fulton.
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