Max Heine

Mack Trucks adding focus on highway market

| March 27, 2014

Fuel efficiency and uptime remain top priorities for Mack Trucks, and will help the company increase its market share in the highway market, officials said today at the Mid- America Trucking Show. The company has hired ...

Overdrive, TCA name year’s top truckers

| March 25, 2014

Two Canadian drivers took top honors Tuesday night at the Truckload Carriers Association annual meeting, each winning a 2013 Ram 2500, sponsored by Chevron Delo and Cummins. The competition is managed by TCA and Overdrive. Terrance ...

Paramount Freight, Bison named ‘Best Fleets to Drive For’

| March 25, 2014

Paramount, based in Jeffersonville, Ohio, won in the owner-operator division. Bison, based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, won in the company driver division.

An iconic movie monolith gets a customizer’s makeover

| March 25, 2014

Check out "Piss'd-Off Pete" creator Randy Grubb's 2001 video metal-working spoof, "2014: A Metal Odyssey."

Turnover at large truckload carriers falls at year-end

| March 14, 2014

The turnover rate at large truckload carriers fell six percentage points to 91 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013.

Highway Angel recalls life-threatening wreck

| March 12, 2014

An icy road in Texas proved to be plenty dangerous when Thomas Colston, driving for Frito-Lay, witnessed a pickup truck fly out of control.

3 owner-operator tax myths to avoid

| March 11, 2014

Here are three of the biggest owner-operator tax myths, taken from Overdrive’s Partners in Business manual.

Young singer preaches an offbeat ‘Truck Stop Gospel’

| March 03, 2014

“In ‘Truck Stop Gospel,’ his narration is so astute it's impossible to tell what side he's on — not that it matters,” writes reviewer Kim Ruehl.

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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