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 has been violated.
Debate continues over loading/unloading situations and what exactly consitutes "off-duty" time under the new hours rule.
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.
A small fleet owner on CSA: "We lost our triangle, and it is incredible how much difference it has made. Many of our old customers ... called as soon as we lost the triangle."
A large majority of Overdrive readers favor limitations on the much-debated NSA spying effort.
Reader response to the hours changes that went into effect July 1 show operational limitations, with implications for revenue.
The shooter's owner-operator target, Bruce Johnston, speaks on the long saga of the shooter's conviction and sentencing, which includes time served in a Tennessee work house and a long probationary period.
"Attending the Pike's Peak hill climb needs to be on everyone's bucket list!" says reader Don Christner -- more here on Class 8 racer Mike Ryan's performance at the June 30 event.
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