HDT Editorial Team

Editor and Associate Publisher



Twitter: @Deb_Lockridge


Known for her award-winning, in-depth features on diverse issues, Deborah Lockridge leads Heavy Duty Trucking’s team of talented journalists, planning and coordinating all editorial content for HDT, including the magazine, website, e-newsletters, events, podcasts, social media and more. Specialties include big-picture issues and trends, logistics, business, drivers, maintenance management, and safety and compliance. 30 Jesse H. Neal honors. Covering trucking since 1990.


Executive Editor



Twitter: @By_JackRoberts


Jack Roberts has become known for his reporting on advanced technology, such as intelligent drivetrains and autonomous vehicles. A commercial driver’s license holder, he also does test drives of new equipment and covers topics such as maintenance, fuel economy, vocational and medium-duty trucks and tires. 9 Jesse H. Neal honors and the construction industry’s Robert F. Bolger Award. Covering trucking since 1995.



Equipment Editor




A truck driver and owner-operator for 20 years before becoming a trucking journalist, Jim Park maintains his commercial driver’s license and brings a real-world perspective to Test Drives, as well as to features about equipment spec’ing and trends, maintenance and drivers. His Ultimate Test Drive and other videos bring a new dimension to his trucking reporting. He is the host of HDT Talks Trucking podcast. 14 Jesse H. Neal honors, including “Best Range of Work by a Single Author.” Covering trucking since 1998.

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