On the Road

Taking an Old Friend for a Drive Around Town

Jim Herriot's 1975 Kenworth W900A does the St. Catharines, Ont. Grape & Wine Festival Parade.

September 26, 2010

Who doesn't love a parade? Marching bands, clowns, crowds of people waving from the curb, dozens colorful floats ... Each September my home town of St. Catharines, Ontario, plays host to the Grape & Wine Festival, a celebration of the Niagara Region's wine-making industry

Tags: Lifestyle

Author: Jim Park | Posted @ Sunday, September 26, 2010 10:00 PM | » Comments(0)

Engine Experience

Heavy Duty Trucking Senior Editor Tom Berg tries his hand at some hands-on tech training. (Photo by Jim Park)

September 16, 2010

I wouldn't trust my own mechanical aptitude any farther than fixing a flat tire or changing the oil on my motorcycle, but it's fun to preten

Author: Jim Park | Posted @ Thursday, September 16, 2010 8:28 PM | » Comments(0)

Independent Contractors Under Attack

September 16, 2010

Last month I spent time gathering information and doing interviews for the cover story in the September issue of Heavy Duty Trucking.

Tags: Business

Author: Jim Park | Posted @ Thursday, September 16, 2010 8:16 PM | » Comments(0)

Voice of Experience

Your scribe -- between writing assignments last summer -- out earning his keep on the big road with 55,000 pounds of frozen waffles.

August 19, 2010

Welcome to the new "On the Road" blog for owner-operators and professional truckers, from Truckinginfo.com and the editors of Heavy Duty Trucking magazine

Tags: Lifestyle

Author: Jim Park | Posted @ Thursday, August 19, 2010 2:51 PM | » Comments(1)

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Author Bio

Jim Park

Equipment Editor

Truck journalist 13 years, commercial driver 20 years. Joined us in 2007. Specializes in technical/equipment material (including Tire Report), brings real-world perspective to test drives.

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