Max Heine

Hey, over here! Obama’s fuel efficiency sideshow

| February 26, 2014

There’s much more to be gained regarding fuel use and emissions by improving our crumbling, cramped infrastructure, as Werner Enterprises President Derek Leathers said in response to the Obama announcement.

The pros and cons of bringing ‘Moneyball’ to trucking

| February 16, 2014

Have any of the industry’s good intentions (longer retention, improved safety) with predictive analytics had effects that drivers would consider not so good?

What do cats think of us?Image Gallery

| February 11, 2014

Cats might not be as social with their owners as dogs, but that hasn’t stopped truckers from taking them on the road.

You read it here first: CSA’s built-in unfairness

| February 04, 2014

With the March and May issue installments of Overdrive's CSA Data Trail stories, Senior Editor Todd Dills scooped GAO's report this week by at least seven months.

The reality of ‘passing costs to customers’

| January 29, 2014

The challenge to the shipper and carrier, whether it’s a solo operation or Walmart or Schneider National, is not to wait for the turbulence of changing costs and then respond, but to be constantly examining ...

Taking no chances with flatbed coil securementImage Gallery

| January 28, 2014

In a video, WTI Transport Safety Instructor Gene Sims demonstrates the conservative coil securement methods he teaches.

The best credit card for your financial need

| January 14, 2014

These credit cards, ranked the best in cash back and other categories, would interest many owner-operators.

Yeehaw! The best and worst license plates and slogans

| January 07, 2014

A Western state can boast having motorists' favorite license tag, and a Southern state is No. 1 for slogan.

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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