Max Heine

How do you feel about the elections?

| November 03, 2010

Take a second to express your thoughts on Tuesday's voting. What do the results mean for trucking? For your individual welfare?

Friday: Deadline for trucker award nomination

| October 26, 2010

The nomination deadline has been extended to Oct. 29 for the 2011 Overdrive TCA Owner-Operator of the Year.

When the Midnight Cowboy changed his name

| October 25, 2010

Renowned trucking DJ Bill Mack hadn’t planned on being a liaison between spouses when he went on the air decades ago, but he learned that when you open the phone line for truckers and their ...

N.Y. reps push to reopen cross-border trucking

Jill Dunn | October 24, 2010

Nine New York congressional representatives have asked President Obama to resolve the trade dispute with Mexico after it imposed new tariffs on apple exports to Mexico. Democrat Reps. Michael Arcuri, Scott Murphy, Maurice Hinchey, Bill Owens, ...

TCA changes stance to favor higher truck weights

Jill Dunn | October 23, 2010

The Truckload Carriers Association now supports increasing the allowable truck weight from 80,000 to 88,000 pounds.

Oct. 23-24: California hosts Pride & Polish

| October 22, 2010

The final Pride & Polish event of 2010 will take place at the Truckin’ for Kids show in Irwindale, Calif., at the Toyota Speedway. The show will feature truck drags and a Wash and Shine event, along ...

So you want a good deal on a low-mileage truck…

| October 20, 2010

Sales of trucks, like everything else, slumped badly during the recession. Now there’s a shortage of used trucks in the sweet spot of four to five model years old, and it’s not going away anytime ...

Learning from a crash course

| October 14, 2010

Such opportunities will increase as the economy struggles to get on its feet, and trucking already is ahead of the curve. It’s easy in the flush of good times to forget lessons so clearly illustrated ...

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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