Here find out how to take the survey, created by Hope Rivenburg in part in concert with driver advocates Allen and Donna Smith of Truth About Trucking and aimed at educating the DOT on parking needs.
Following a speech at the 2013 CVSA spring workshop which decried states' outsize inspection focus, Overdrive readers responded largely positively to a message of new traffic-enforcement priorities.
“There already is a legal path to citizenship,” said David S. McQueen, summing up the near-majority stance among Overdrive readers on the U.S. government’s feints toward immigration reform.
Owner-operator Joe Ammons launches his petition to the DOT secretary to disallow the trucking exemption from provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Overdrive's Wendy Parker: "Here is a very basic, bare bones answer to the question of what process is required to make a change in the Bill of Rights: It's not easy to do."
Some drivers responding to news of Tennessee's use of troopers in big rigs to nab texting four-wheelers loved the idea -- others suggested it might be just another safety hazard.
Is the owner-operator a dying breed? Voices responding to the question posed on the Overdrive Extra blog suggest a shift in profitability toward short-haul niches.
More pictures of interesting loads sent in by Overdrive readers -- find how to send your own here.
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