Max Heine

May 18: Financing an owner-operator business

| May 17, 2010

CPA John Turner will present "Getting Your Finances in Order" in a free evening webinar. The presentation is part of the “How to become an owner-operator” series.

A shortage of drivers — and quality

| May 14, 2010

I've been hearing since at least March that many carriers are once again scrounging for drivers. This means a return to business as usual in terms of a driver shortage, only this time it could more ...

‘Flatbed is particularly strong’ and other upbeat news

| May 03, 2010

Lots of good economic reports all around for trucking in the last few days. If you’re not with a carrier who’s keeping you busy, figure out why or look elsewhere. Morgan Stanley’s truckload freight research report “continues ...

Send us your flood photos

| May 03, 2010

Is your haul delayed due to flooding in Tennessee? Send us a photo for posting online: mheine@rrpub.com

Let us now rant over the unfairness of safety technology

| April 23, 2010

You wouldn’t normally equate a person’s economic status with the safety of their vehicle, but a recent study links them. The study, appearing in the April issue of Traffic Injury Prevention, is talking about four-wheelers. ...

Pride & Polish kicks off in Florida

| April 15, 2010

The 2010 Pride & Polish series starts with the April 24-25 show at 75 Chrome Shop in Wildwood, Fla.

You gotta know when to hold ‘em, when to fold ‘em

| April 13, 2010

Anyone who’s been to an intermodal port or seen the container ships that serve them knows there is no shortage of big colored boxes being stacked like giant Lego walls. They’re also shuffled all over ...

How recorders can protect you

| April 09, 2010

If it seems electronic onboard recorders are becoming much more prevalent, it’s because they are. Thousands of units are in place in major carriers. The recent final rule from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ...

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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