Volvo Trucks plans 13-liter LNG engine for 2014

| May 18, 2012

Volvo's new LNG engine will round out a complete range of natural gas-powered offerings.

The owner-operator: Takes a lickin’, still tickin’

| May 11, 2012

Looking at the overall need for owner-operators, their health tracks freight demand.

Study indicates growing number of independents

| May 07, 2012

A recent jump in carrier registrations might be due to drivers getting their own operating authority.

Natural gas + trucking = 6 stock tips

| May 04, 2012

It's interesting to see investors and mainstream business media take note of how the boom in natural gas production is affecting the truck market.

Fuel management: Optimization, taxes and surcharges

| April 27, 2012

Overdrive columnist and trucking radio host Kevin Rutherford presents "Fuel management: Optimization, taxes and surcharges."

Landstar’s 2012 start good sign for owner-operators

| April 27, 2012

The nation's largest owner-operator fleet, Landstar, reports that it had its best first quarter ever.

Avoid these common tax prep mistakes

| April 12, 2012

If you want to dodge common mistakes owner-operators make on tax returns, you need to check certain numbers, advises columnist Kevin Rutherford.

Feds close Utah carrier

| March 31, 2012

Federal officials have shut down a small Utah carrier after declaring the company and its principal an imminent public safety hazard.

Max Heine

Max Heine is editorial director of Overdrive. A CDL holder, he joined Overdrive in 1998 after more than two decades of newspaper work.

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