CSA’s sloppy accident accounting

| July 12, 2012

FMCSA needs to go further with crash accountability, providing an appeal process and ensuring that it doesn’t penalize innocent truckers.

Official issues warning on E15 fuel

| July 03, 2012

A certain ethanol blend fuel reportedly can damage small engines in things such as generators, chain saws, lawnmowers, boats and motorcycles.

Stuff your electronic toolbox

| June 24, 2012

Trucker Tools contains apps for obtaining permits, tags, operating authority, bookkeeping services, factoring service, truck stop coupons and much more.

ProStar to be given away at Dallas show

| June 22, 2012

The truck will be awarded at the Great American Trucking Show. Contest participants also can win weekly prizes of $250 Visa Award Cards.

TONIGHT: How to manage your fuel costs

| June 19, 2012

Overdrive columnist and trucking radio host Kevin Rutherford will cover key fuel management topics for owner-operators in a free evening webinar.

Rule reduces paperwork on intermodal equipment

Jill Dunn | June 16, 2012

Truckers operating intermodal equipment no longer are required to submit inspection reports if the equipment has no defects.

Mother Nature lets loose on the prairie

| June 13, 2012

Brian Romig took this and other fine shots of distant rain clouds while driving this month in South Dakota.

What’s eating you today?

| June 08, 2012

If you’re not hitting some congestion, there are probably other things that are of concern, such as parking shortages, fuel costs and electronic onboard recorders.

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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