Tonight: Chat with ex-IRT bad boy Dave Redmon

| November 14, 2011

Sign up for a free live chat session with Dave Redmon, who was fired from the "Ice Road Truckers" TV series.

When burned-out lights glare

| November 11, 2011

The top equipment-related violation is lighting, according to a “CSA: One Year Later” panel discussion at the Commercial Carrier Journal Fall Symposium in Phoenix.

Santa’s elves cranking out electronics

| November 01, 2011

Manufacturing continued growing in October, but at a slower pace than September, according to the Institute for Supply Management.

Landstar report a good sign for owner-operators

| October 25, 2011

If earnings at Landstar System, the nation’s largest owner-operator carrier, are any indication, owner-operators are having a better year than they did in 2010.

Retail’s rebound bodes well for holidays

| October 14, 2011

The economy’s still sputtering, but it looks like there will be lots of freight through the holidays. At least consumer goods and other cargo related to retail sales are doing well, based on recent reports.

Tonight! Chat live with Robb Mariani

| October 14, 2011

“American Trucker” host Robb Mariani will be available for a live video chat as part of the Truckers News Celebrity Series.

Actor was former trucker, Overdrive writer

| October 07, 2011

Charles Napier was an Overdrive columnist in the early 1970s and appeared in several trucking movies and TV shows.

Oct. 8: Truck drag races in Charlotte

| October 06, 2011

If you’ve never seen Class 8 trucks roaring down a track, consider a trip to North Carolina for the Charlotte Diesel Super Show

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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