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.

From the road: Amazing rain clouds in rural Texas

| May 24, 2012

Marlaina Gayle shares two fine shots of recent rain clouds in Texas, as well as keen observations of a place you've probably never stopped at: tiny Memphis, Texas.

Dodging holiday weekend traffic ticket hot spots

| May 22, 2012

The National Motorists Association has updated its list of states most active in holiday weekend ticket issuance.

The pros and cons of engine retuning

| May 18, 2012

Reprogramming your engine can increase horsepower and fuel economy, but it can also shorten equipment life and void warranties. Is it worth the risk?

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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