Max Heine

TA and Petro announce seven Citizen Driver Awards

| March 28, 2014

TravelCenters of America, operator of TA and Petro Stopping Center facilities, announced its first annual Citizen Driver Award recipients today at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., to recognize drivers who evoke respect for ...

Trail King introduces all-aluminum step deck

| March 28, 2014

Trail King introduced a prototype All-Aluminum Center Frame Step Deck trailer Friday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. The new TK80AACS features superior corrosion resistance, all-aluminum framing, armor-coated landing gear and zinc-plated steel components ...

Goodyear Highway Hero risked life at burning tanker wreck

| March 27, 2014

When he came upon another trucker who had fallen from a burning tanker truck that was hanging over the side of a freeway overpass, Ivan Vasovic sprang into action. For risking his life to save the ...

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.

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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