No shortage of trucking TV stars at Dallas show

| August 25, 2012

Anyone who doubts that trucking television has gotten big just needs to visit the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. TV celebrities, as well as the traditional slate of music stars, are greeting fans all ...

Register to win customized Sierra 3500HD

| August 24, 2012

ProPickup magazine is giving away this 2008 GMC Sierra 3500HD Crew Cab SLE Dually 4x4 this April.

IdleAir plans growth with $7 million infusion

| August 23, 2012

IdleAir has secured $7 million of growth financing and plans to add five more locations this year and 15 more in 2013, said Ethan Garber, chief executive officer.

Trucking rebound outpaces economy, but outlook is fuzzy

| August 23, 2012

Trucking has recovered from the recession much better than the economy at large, but the rebound slowed in recent months, economist Jim Meil said. Various domestic and global trends cast doubt on what’s next. Meil, vice ...

Who built your business?

| August 16, 2012

The political elite in D.C. have no idea how hard it is to earn a CDL, yet alone to make a living as a trucker, to raise a family at the same time, to keep ...

Roadcheck out-of-service rates near historic lows

| August 15, 2012

Roadcheck 2012 concentrated on braking systems and hours of service, the top ranking violations for vehicles and drivers.

​CDL health registry about to launch

| August 15, 2012

Beginning May 21, 2014, drivers must obtain any medical examination from a certified examiner.

Four days of celebrating Brockway’s 100th anniversary

| August 08, 2012

One of the oldest names in heavy-duty trucking – Brockway – gets special honor this weekend with a 100th anniversary celebration that centers around the Brockway Museum in Cortland, N.Y. From Aug. 9-12 there will be ...

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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