Max Heine

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.

Victim finds way to locate unnamed trucker hero

| August 08, 2013

Gerry Bisaillon had worked quite a few accident scenes in his years of service with volunteer fire departments. Little did he expect that one pre-dawn January morning he was about to trade places and become ...

Will DVIR relief give you a piece of $1.7 billion?

| August 01, 2013

The new DOT chief, Anthony Fox, to his credit announced a proposed rule this week that would eliminate the requirement for filing a Driver Vehicle Inspection Report when no defects are found with truck or ...

Hours of service option: Earning flexibility

| July 25, 2013

Gold Card status would bring freedom from hours of service regs on the assumption that this is an experienced, safe, mature driver who knows to drive when rested and rest when tired.

AP: Gotcha! Traffic cams’ massive data piles create privacy issues

| July 18, 2013

Truckers by now have become familiar with the increasingly detailed electronic trail they create. Certainly any driver who’s been through the log book wringer by an ambulance chaser following a wreck knows all the time ...

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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