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 Twitter: @Deb_Lockridge

Known for her award-winning, in-depth features on diverse issues, Deborah leads this team of talented journalists, planning and coordinating all editorial for HDT, and conferences. Specialties include big-picture issues and trends, logistics, business, drivers, maintenance management, and safety and compliance. 30 Jesse H. Neal honors.


 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 Watch, as well as writing substantive features for the magazine on management issues, equipment trends and more. 8 Jesse H. Neal honors. Covering trucking since 1981.



Well-known in the industry for his wealth of knowledge, folksy style and straight talk, Tom is now semi-retired but still writes for HDT on occasion. A CDL-licensed driver, he also covers vocational and medium-duty applications, maintenance, and alternative fuels. Lifetime Achievement Award, Truck Writers of North America. 11 Jesse H. Neal honors. Covering trucking since 1978.



Stephane has more than a decade of experience writing for the automotive industry, including stints in the school bus and fleet industries. He has a particular interest in alternative fuels, fleet safety, and engine technologies. Previously a senior editor on Automotive Fleet and Work Truck, he also develops content for Bobit events such as Heavy Duty Trucking eXchange and the Fleet Safety Conference. Covering he heavy-vehicle market since 2006.



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 Ultimate Test Drive and other videos bring a new dimension to his trucking reporting. 14 Jesse H. Neal honors. 



A highly respected freelance writer in the transportation industry, Denise has covered the aftermarket and dealer parts and service issues for decades. She now writes regularly about those issues exclusively for HDT, with information and insight to help fleet managers make smart parts and service decisions, through a monthly column and maintenance features. 2 Jesse H. Neal honor. 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. 6 Jesse H. Neal honors. Covering trucking since 1988.


 Twitter: @Rolfpat

VP-editorial at Newcom Business Media, which publishes Today’s Trucking, Rolf brings his considerable insight and unique voice to his column, “Locking it In.,” focusing on the making, maintenance, and use of trucks, as well as other topics. Lifetime Achievement award, the Canadian Business Press Association and the Truck Writers of North America. Covering trucking since 1979.


 Twitter: @By_JackRoberts

A commercial driver’s license holder, Jack 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.