Max Heine

Video: One tragedy averted, another that could have been

| October 08, 2014

“It’s a shame that we’re all so busy we can’t stop and help one another out,” said Brad Wenneberg, one of two drivers named Highway Angels for their smart handling of a highway disaster.

Taking control of load-matching

| October 02, 2014

What has emerged through the years is the ability for owner-operators to quickly and accurately pinpoint the markets where they’re in high demand, even before arriving.

‘Cream Puff’ Pete holds two surprises

| September 23, 2014

Dean Jay’s Cream Puff, a 2007 Peterbilt 379 and 2013 MAC flatbed, took home three awards from Overdrive's Pride & Polish at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.

Ken Fisher’s Pete 379: ‘I wanted the fire in my truck’

| September 15, 2014

One standout among the 2014 Pride & Polish National Championship Series was Kenneth Fisher’s 1997 Peterbilt 379, with its striking green flame graphics.  “I’ve been a firefighter all my life, so I wanted the fire in ...

California’s ‘right to control’ test vs. the independent contractor

| September 09, 2014

A three-judge panel, citing California’s “right to control” test, reversed litigation in Indiana against three class action lawsuits regarding independent contractor status.

Seeing red: Mike Lemley’s Cathouse

| September 02, 2014

This 2000 Peterbilt 379 was one of the boldest trucks at the recent Pride & Polish show in Dallas, winning Best of Show in Working Bobtail.

Take a 360-degree tour of a classy interior

| August 27, 2014

The Peterbilt 389's green and white exterior scheme carries through seamlessly to produce a bright interior.

Traveling trailer exhibit highlights sex trafficking

| August 22, 2014

Truckers Against Trafficking debuted its Freedom Drivers Project Friday at the Great American Trucking Show. The mobile exhibit includes displays of ordinary objects, such as a prescription pill bottle and a CB microphone, to show the ...

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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