Max Heine

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.

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 ...

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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