Max Heine

The best credit card for your financial need

These credit cards, ranked the best in cash back and other categories, would interest many owner-operators.

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Yeehaw! The best and worst license plates and slogans

A Western state can boast having motorists' favorite license tag, and a Southern state is No. 1 for slogan.

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2014: Prosperity, regulatory chokehold and driver demand

2014 promises to be a good year for owner-operators. Good, at least, if you don’t mind an increasingly restrictive regulatory environment.

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Video: Seeing that you’re driving blind

The video shows that what is superficially doing two things at once – driving and talking on the phone – is really just switching between two activities.

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Don’t try this driving trick at home … or anywhere else

Anyone who’s ever driven on ice knows that helpless moment when you realize you’ve lost control. When that round thing you’re gripping so tightly might as well be a toy. So it’s easy to appreciate the finesse with which this driver for Roald-hus, a Norwegian company, manipulates his straight truck on a slick road.

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Rotella SuperRigs calendar: A truck beauty every month

The new 2014 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar showcases 12 of the nation’s best-looking heavy-duty trucks.

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Overdrive, TCA announce finalists in driver contests

The six finalists will attend TCA’s annual meeting near Dallas, where the winners will be announced for the Owner-Operator of the Year and Company Driver of the Year awards.

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The price of failing to ‘respect’ vehicular power

Reports about the Porsche that Paul Walker was riding in during his fatal weekend accident indicate it is a powerful, "dangerous" car that needs better traction control.

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Where’s the ‘public outcry’ for better roads and bridges?

One primary problem with road and bridge improvements and expansions is that the Highway Trust Fund is going broke.

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These are the most annoying drivers and driving habits

Who are the most annoying drivers? For you, it’s a simple answer: four-wheelers, at least the bad ones. The same question was put to four-wheelers, and their responses were based on relationships. The top three, in order: my spouse, a friend, my mother. If you’re wondering about that leading “spouse” response, women were slightly more likely to choose “my husband” than men were to choose their wives. The survey was done by Insure.com, which  provides information on auto ...

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