Going for the gold in 2011

| January 05, 2011

We began celebrating Overdrive’s 50th year of publishing in October, when that milestone year began. Now, starting the calendar year of that golden anniversary, we’re introducing some improvements in the magazine.

Looking forward, looking back

| December 30, 2010

As the new year rolls in, it's also a good time to reflect. And if you've following the five-decade retrospective on Overdrive's 50th anniversary website, you know there's plenty to see.

New aid for sleep apnea?

| December 28, 2010

Sleep researchers are testing a new approach to controlling sleep apnea. It involves an implant that would keep the tongue from relaxing so much that it blocks air passages. Inspire Medical Systems plans to test 100 ...

December: Renamed CSA goes nationwide

| December 14, 2010

The new federal safety program you’ve been hearing about all year expanded to all 50 states this week.

Ghosts of violations past

| December 07, 2010

For owner-operator purposes, CSA 2010 started three years ago. That’s how far back your violations are taken into account.

Electronics makers cranking out freight

| December 01, 2010

ISM says production of computers and other electronics led the way for manufacturing, which continued its rebound in November.

Freight 6.1 percent ahead of 2009

| November 22, 2010

Year-to-date through October, seasonally adjusted tonnage is up 6.1 percent compared with the same period in 2009.

The twist in year-end tax planning

| November 09, 2010

If Congress doesn’t extend the tax cuts, in effect raising taxes for 2011, it will make more sense to defer expenses into 2011 and accelerate income into 2010.

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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