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 ...

Meet the expanded Overdrive

| August 02, 2012

Overdrive now incorporates its sister publication, Truckers News, and Overdrive spinoff Custom Rigs.

Major owner-operator carrier reports record income

| July 27, 2012

That's good news for independent contractors, considering Landstar is the nation's largest owner-operator carrier.

Austin looking for respect on ‘Ice Road Truckers’

| July 24, 2012

Read more about Austin’s quest for respect and what happened with the other drivers in this recent episode.

A freeway is born – and choked

| July 20, 2012

The so-called Pasadena Freeway now carries more than four times the traffic it was designed for.

Housing starts hit high point in June

| July 18, 2012

Housing starts rose almost 7 percent last month, said the U.S. Commerce Department.

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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