Max Heine

The pros and cons of bringing ‘Moneyball’ to trucking

Have any of the industry’s good intentions (longer retention, improved safety) with predictive analytics had effects that drivers would consider not so good?

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What do cats think of us?

Cats might not be as social with their owners as dogs, but that hasn’t stopped truckers from taking them on the road.

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You read it here first: CSA’s built-in unfairness

With the March and May issue installments of Overdrive's CSA Data Trail stories, Senior Editor Todd Dills scooped GAO's report this week by at least seven months.

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The reality of ‘passing costs to customers’

The challenge to the shipper and carrier, whether it’s a solo operation or Walmart or Schneider National, is not to wait for the turbulence of changing costs and then respond, but to be constantly examining costs.

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Taking no chances with flatbed coil securement

In a video, WTI Transport Safety Instructor Gene Sims demonstrates the conservative coil securement methods he teaches.

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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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