Max Heine

The best – and worst – foods to gobble while driving

| September 24, 2013

Let’s hear it for the humble candy bar. A survey from Insure.com finds that it’s the best food to eat while driving. French fries ranked a close second, only one percentage point behind the candy bar. (My ...

Fanciest use yet for repurposed shipping containers

| September 18, 2013

You might have heard of ways that intermodal dry van boxes have been recycled for commercial or residential use. If not, here’s a gallery of 10 photos to give you a quick idea. One of the most ambitious ...

A driver’s chance encounter spirals into multi-media coverage

| September 03, 2013

Tim Young wasn't expecting his life to change the day he ran into a woman photographing drivers at an Ontario, Calif., truck stop.

Driver responds to urban traffic emergency

| August 31, 2013

  Shelly York, driving for ABF Freight System, of Fort Smith, Ark., noticed something fall off the back of a pickup truck while driving through North Little Rock, Ark., on April 5. A moment later, he ...

Mooooo! Pride & Polish winner a dairy delight

| August 29, 2013

Jerry Mies' Pete won Best of Show Working Combo in Overdrive's Pride & Polish at GATS.

Independent hog hauler Maggie Stone named Overdrive’s Most Beautiful

| August 24, 2013

Maggie Stone, an Iowa hog hauler, was named the winner of Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest today at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. Celebrity judges picked Stone Friday after meeting with her and finalists Tina ...

Truck race series plans big start in 2015

| August 23, 2013

The Class 8 tractor racing series announced earlier this year now plans to have demonstration races next year and 20 to 30 races in 2015, announced Mike Ryan, a veteran truck racer and movie stunt ...

A rare glimpse into the trucking lifestyle

| August 19, 2013

Photographer Kim Reierson's work appears in the book "Eighteen" and Overdrive's new trucker appreciation video.

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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