Max Heine

Ken Fisher’s Pete 379: ‘I wanted the fire in my truck’

| September 15, 2014

One standout among the 2014 Pride & Polish National Championship Series was Kenneth Fisher’s 1997 Peterbilt 379, with its striking green flame graphics.  “I’ve been a firefighter all my life, so I wanted the fire in ...

California’s ‘right to control’ test vs. the independent contractor

| September 09, 2014

A three-judge panel, citing California’s “right to control” test, reversed litigation in Indiana against three class action lawsuits regarding independent contractor status.

Seeing red: Mike Lemley’s Cathouse

| September 02, 2014

This 2000 Peterbilt 379 was one of the boldest trucks at the recent Pride & Polish show in Dallas, winning Best of Show in Working Bobtail.

Take a 360-degree tour of a classy interior

| August 27, 2014

The Peterbilt 389's green and white exterior scheme carries through seamlessly to produce a bright interior.

Traveling trailer exhibit highlights sex trafficking

| August 22, 2014

Truckers Against Trafficking debuted its Freedom Drivers Project Friday at the Great American Trucking Show. The mobile exhibit includes displays of ordinary objects, such as a prescription pill bottle and a CB microphone, to show the ...

Cool customized frame rail storage unit

| August 22, 2014

One of the Pride & Polish competitors at the Great American Trucking Show, Dean Jay, is proud of a storage compartment with an automated cover that he and his sons built in their shop. "It's all ...

Goodyear offers fleet benefits to independents

| August 21, 2014

Independent owner-operators attending the Great American Trucking Show have the chance to win up to two tires if they sign up for the Goodyear Smart Fleet program.

The stories behind the music

| August 18, 2014

The sing-off for the Trucker Talent Search will be held at the Red Eye Radio booth in the lobby of the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.

Max Heine

Max Heine is editorial director of Overdrive and writes regularly for the Overdrive Extra blog. A CDL holder, he joined Overdrive in 1998 after more than two decades of newspaper work. You can reach him at mheine@randallreilly.com or 205-248-1038.

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