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.
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 to us, especially publicly."
Many of the same issues are in the political foreground today around highway regulation and funding as were being debated in 2007 when the Minneapolis I-35W bridge fell, with sometimes overheated rhetoric.
A majority of readers continue to favor military tribunals as the most appropriate venues for trying terrorism suspects.
Recently retired owner-operator Mike McRae responds to Overdrive's May issue with further evidence of where the profits are for independent single-truck businesses.
Could the July 1 hours changes be much ado about nothing? Many Overdrive readers say so -- but for some drivers with little control over weekly scheduling routinely maximizing driving hours, the change may bust the bottom line.
A sort of mild-nightmare scenario at a receiver for Prime driver Bob Sauter leads to larger thoughts on the terrible treatment many drivers see from shipping/receiving facility personnel.
Overdrive reader Kyle Cantor remembers the convoys of old, and proposes a new one: "Hey drivers, let's get a Memorial Day convoy going for the Thursday before...."
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