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 Twitter: @Deb_Lockridge

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, and conferences. Specialties include big-picture issues, trends, business, oils/lubes, drivers. 19 Jesse H. Neal honors. Covering trucking since 1990.


 Twitter: @David_L_Cullen

David likes to dig into trends in the industry, the hows and whys behind the news and how it affects HDT's audience. He covers legislative and regulatory issues for and HDT's monthly Washington Report, as well as writing substantive features for the magazine on management issues, equipment trends and more. He came to HDT in 2015 following a successful career at Fleet Owner magazine, after launching his career with DES (Diesel Equipment Superintendent) magazine. Covering trucking since 1981.



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 since 1978.



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.



Truck journalist since 1996. CDL-licensed driver since 1978. Joined HDT in 2007. Specializes in technical/equipment material (including Tire Report), brings real-world perspective to test drive stories and videos. Former editor, HighwayStar; former news anchor, SiriusXM Road Dog Trucking Radio. 9 Jesse H. Neal honors. 



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 since 1982.



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 since 1988.


 Twitter: @Rolfpat

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 since 1979.


 Twitter: @By_JackRoberts

As a licensed commercial driver, HDT senior editor Jack Roberts often reports on ground-breaking technical developments and trends in an industry being transformed by technology. With more than two decades covering trucking, he offers his insights on everything from the latest equipment, systems and components, to telematics and autonomous vehicle technologies.