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.
Readers offer different ideas for ways to repurpose intermodal shipping containers in building projects.
Reader: "I am 12-year-old boy with a big passion for lit-up bull haulers!" -- and a bit of radio check, come on.
Readers respond to the question "Would you drive if your carrier had a camera pointed at your face or the road?" Sound off yourself here.
"If rates were up where they should be, drivers wouldn’t have to complain about receiving and loading fees one bit."
More selected new and/or noteworthy followers of Overdrive's Twitter feed, @overdriveupdate.
A reader sees a need for mandatory detention pay to protect the small business trucking life from the continuing encroachment of big-business competition and government regulation in the form of tightening hours and EOBRs.
Short answer: Probably not. Here find a roundup of viewpoints from readers on this and other issues surrounding FMCSA's new medical card-verification policy.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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