Max Heine

Don’t try this driving trick at home … or anywhere else

| December 10, 2013

Anyone who’s ever driven on ice knows that helpless moment when you realize you’ve lost control. When that round thing you’re gripping so tightly might as well be a toy. So it’s easy to appreciate the ...

Rotella SuperRigs calendar: A truck beauty every month

| December 04, 2013

The new 2014 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar showcases 12 of the nation’s best-looking heavy-duty trucks.

Overdrive, TCA announce finalists in driver contests

| December 03, 2013

The six finalists will attend TCA’s annual meeting near Dallas, where the winners will be announced for the Owner-Operator of the Year and Company Driver of the Year awards.

The price of failing to ‘respect’ vehicular power

| December 02, 2013

Reports about the Porsche that Paul Walker was riding in during his fatal weekend accident indicate it is a powerful, "dangerous" car that needs better traction control.

Where’s the ‘public outcry’ for better roads and bridges?

| November 26, 2013

One primary problem with road and bridge improvements and expansions is that the Highway Trust Fund is going broke.

These are the most annoying drivers and driving habits

| November 19, 2013

Who are the most annoying drivers? For you, it’s a simple answer: four-wheelers, at least the bad ones. The same question was put to four-wheelers, and their responses were based on relationships. The top three, in ...

Four ways to erode your profit

| November 13, 2013

Owner-operators need to be alert to these four “profit-killers” so they can avoid being underpaid or incurring unnecessary costs.

Piss’d Off Pete grabs 12 minutes of celebrity and roars on

| November 05, 2013

Since starring in Overdrive's most popular video, Piss'd Off Pete, a converted Peterbilt 351, has been featured on Jay Leno's Garage website and video series.

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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