Max Heine

Dodging holiday weekend traffic ticket hot spots

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

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The pros and cons of engine retuning

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

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Volvo Trucks plans 13-liter LNG engine for 2014

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

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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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