Max Heine

Why low fuel prices hold key to fixing highway funding

| January 29, 2015

Congress wimped out again last year and injected the Highway Trust Fund with only enough money to make it through May.

Jan. 15: Neglecting this IRS deadline will cost you

| January 12, 2015

When it comes to income tax, the end of each year gets independent contractors thinking about last-minute strategies to reduce income. After that, April 15 looms as the big deadline. So it’s easy to ignore Jan. ...

Why diesel’s sluggish price drop should accelerate  

| January 06, 2015

Now that gasoline has plunged below $2 a gallon in some markets and diesel remains above $3, you might wonder why diesel prices haven’t fallen as fast.

Driver receives a crash course in CPR — and delivers

| January 06, 2015

In this video, Bison Transport driver Sahasi recounts how he stepped up to the task when other motorists declined to help a woman who had gone into cardiac arrest on the side of the road.

Smart year-end tax moves

| December 18, 2014

There’s still time to take advantage of some financial opportunities that could lower your 2014 taxes.

Data shows good earnings, especially for flatbed, independents

| December 11, 2014

Average third quarter net income for ATBS clients was $14,464, a 9.4 percent increase from the same quarter in 2013.

VIDEO: Driver’s ‘turn to give’ in Wreaths Across America

| December 03, 2014

Vince Strupp is joining dozens of other drivers to deliver wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery through the Wreaths Across America program.

Route 66 Archive stuffed with images past and present

| November 11, 2014

The website has images of thousands of postcards of fuel stations, diners and other attractions from the historic highway.

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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