Editorial

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
DEBORAH LOCKRIDGE
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Known for her award-winning, in-depth features on diverse issues, from counterfeit parts to security to alternative fuels, Deborah leads this team of talented journalists, planning and coordinating all editorial for HDT, Truckinginfo.com and conferences. Specialties include big-picture issues, trends, business, oils/lubes, drivers. 19 Jesse H. Neal honors. Covering trucking 23 years, since 1990.

SENIOR EDITOR
TOM BERG
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A wealth of industry knowledge, Tom is known for his folksy style and straight talk. A CDL licensed driver who does Test Drives of all classes of trucks, he also specializes in maintenance, vocational, medium-duty trucks, trailers and bodies, and alternative fuels. Lifetime Achievement Award, Truck Writers of North America. 10 Jesse H. Neal honors. Covering trucking 35 years, since 1978.

SENIOR EDITOR
STEPHANE BABCOCK
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Stephane Babcock has more than a decade of experience writing for the automotive industry, including stints with custom truck and motorcycle magazines, as well as experience in the school bus and fleet industries. Currently, Stephane serves as senior editor, with a particular interest in alternative fuels, fleet safety, and engine technologies. Previously, Stephane worked as senior editor on other Bobit titles, such as Automotive Fleet, Work Truck, Green Fleet and Fleet Financials.

EQUIPMENT EDITOR
JIM PARK
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A truck driver and owner-operator for 20 years before becoming a trucking journalist, Jim maintains his CDL and brings a real-world perspective to Test Drives, as well as to features about equipment spec’ing and trends, maintenance and drivers. His monthly Tires & Wheels articles have been widely praised in the industry. 9 Jesse H. Neal honors. Covering trucking 15 years, since 1998.

WASHINGTON EDITOR
OLIVER PATTON
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The trucking press’ leading authority on legislative and regulatory issues, Ollie provides in-person reporting from Capitol Hill and a valuable network of contacts developed over decades in Washington, plus additional reporting on fleet management issues.14 Jesse H. Neal honors. Covering trucking 39 years, since 1974.

SENIOR CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
EVAN LOCKRIDGE
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A consummate "news guy," starting out in radio in the 1980s, Evan drives the high-quality news content on Truckinginfo.com, keeping HDT on top of some of the biggest stories of the year. 4 Jesse H. Neal honors. Covering trucking 23 years, since 1990.

AFTERMARKET EDITOR
DENISE RONDINI
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As the former executive editor of Successful Dealer and Truck Parts & Service magazines, Denise has covered both the OES and independent aftermarket channels for decades. She shares her insights on what fleets need to know about the aftermarket in a regular column and maintenance features. Covering truck parts and service 31 years, since 1982.

TECHNOLOGY EDITOR
JIM BEACH
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Covering the information technology beat for HDT, Jim stays on top of computer technology trends from the cab to the back office to the shop, whether it’s in the hand, on the desk or in the cloud. 2 Jesse H. Neal honors. Covering trucking 25 years, since 1988.

EXECUTIVE CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
ROLF LOCKWOOD
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Vice president-editorial at Newcom Business Media, which publishes Today’s Trucking, Rolf brings his considerable insight and unique voice to HDT each month with his column, “Locking it In,” on the making, maintaining and use of trucks, as part of HDT’s editorial exchange program with Today’s Trucking. Lifetime Achievement award, the Canadian Business Press Association and the Truck Writers of North America. Covering trucking 34 years, since 1979.

EUROPEAN EDITOR
SVEN-ERIK LINDSTRAND
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Based in Sweden, Sven-Erik holds an EU commercial driver’s license and offers perspectives on truck equipment news coming out of Europe and Asia, whether it’s covering the world’s largest trucking expos or how global truck technology affects North America. Covering trucking 24 years, since 1989.

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