Max Heine

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

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

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Study indicates growing number of independents

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

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Natural gas + trucking = 6 stock tips

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.

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Fuel management: Optimization, taxes and surcharges

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

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Landstar’s 2012 start good sign for owner-operators

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

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Avoid these common tax prep mistakes

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

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Feds close Utah carrier

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

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FMCSA shuts down Utah carrier over violations

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

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Court of Appeals denies OOIDA’s EOBR request

A federal court has denied OOIDA's request that it order the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to not encourage EOBR use.

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Check out April issue of Overdrive

Read James Jaillet's great story on the pros and cons of reprogramming your engine in the digital edition of Overdrive.

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