Max Heine

Vehicles expected to gather and share more data

| June 22, 2013

"Connected vehicle” technology means any vehicle picking up information and sharing it with vehicles around it.

Quick-thinking driver uses special equipment in rescue

| June 21, 2013

Owner-operator Scott Rosenburg rescued a drowning motorist after happening upon a pickup that had veered off the road and into a pond.

Credit, net income improving for owner-operators

| June 20, 2013

A few sunny spots for owner-operators, and a few tips on increasing the profitability of your operation.

Eric Mende

| June 19, 2013

That is kind of an open ended question. One, it would depend on your niche, wether you are leased or completely independent etc. I have taken loads for a customer out of FL to Winnipeg ...

Mike Man Iac Logsdon

| June 19, 2013

Everyone talks about taking cheap freight well my cheap freight could be as low as 71cpm as I would still profit but some might be 1.00 and they loose money know know your numbers get ...

Zachary Bell

| June 19, 2013

I would know my costs and question anything that pays less than $1.50/mile plus fuel surcharge. That's roughly 2 times the "operating costs" for a aerodynamic tractor/trailer combination that gets 7 MPG on flat ground ...

Joseph Rookie Graham

| June 19, 2013

Stay in a good lane, make sure you can reload out of there with minimal deadhead mileage. Most importantly know your operating cost and don't waver on your it

David Holt

| June 19, 2013

When you're offered cheap freight tell them there rate sucks and call someone else. I'll travel half way across the country empty before u see cheap freight on my trucks. Cheap freight can rot on ...

Max Heine

Max Heine is editorial director of Overdrive. A CDL holder, he joined Overdrive in 1998 after more than two decades of newspaper work.

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