Deadly four-wheelers and vicarious revenge

| July 03, 2013

You might think that New Year’s Day is the year’s deadliest for traffic fatalities, but it’s not. July 4 takes that honor.

Vehicles expected to gather and share more data

| June 22, 2013

"Connected vehicle” technology means any vehicle picking up information and sharing it with vehicles around it.

Quick-thinking driver uses special equipment in rescue

| June 21, 2013

Owner-operator Scott Rosenburg rescued a drowning motorist after happening upon a pickup that had veered off the road and into a pond.

Credit, net income improving for owner-operators

| June 20, 2013

A few sunny spots for owner-operators, and a few tips on increasing the profitability of your operation.

Eric Mende

| June 19, 2013

That is kind of an open ended question. One, it would depend on your niche, wether you are leased or completely independent etc. I have taken loads for a customer out of FL to Winnipeg ...

Mike Man Iac Logsdon

| June 19, 2013

Everyone talks about taking cheap freight well my cheap freight could be as low as 71cpm as I would still profit but some might be 1.00 and they loose money know know your numbers get ...

Zachary Bell

| June 19, 2013

I would know my costs and question anything that pays less than $1.50/mile plus fuel surcharge. That's roughly 2 times the "operating costs" for a aerodynamic tractor/trailer combination that gets 7 MPG on flat ground ...

Joseph Rookie Graham

| June 19, 2013

Stay in a good lane, make sure you can reload out of there with minimal deadhead mileage. Most importantly know your operating cost and don't waver on your it

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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