Jack Roberts

Technology creep

| November 26, 2012

To a large extent, both CCJ and Overdrive magazines focus on technology. CCJ, in particular, started out as a technology/business magazine way back in 1911 with the premise of telling people how the could use ...

Path of least resistance: Aero trailers gaining traction

| November 14, 2012

With much of the tractor aero gains already carved out from years of wind-tunnel testing and refined engineering, attention now has swung to trailers.

Staying in the race

| October 30, 2012

When you mention trucks sto somebody outside of this industry, the first image that usually comes to their minds is a “Mack Truck;” a big, primitive, lumbering, decidedly low-tech brute of a machine that lasts ...

Truck cab nastiness

| October 26, 2012

Have you seen this “Honey Boo-Boo” TV show everyone’s talking about? My curiosity got the better of me the other night. Although I had a sneaking suspicion what I was in for, I decided to watch ...

What thinner oil means for you

| October 16, 2012

Next-generation low-viscosity oils will boost fuel economy, but durability could suffer.

Hebe leaves his mark on an industry he loved

| October 08, 2012

All controversy aside, there are a lot of guys who love Jim Hebe. They see a reflection of themselves in his swagger, his can-do, never-say-die philosophy and his unquestioned passion for both trucks and ...

US Bank debuts OTR MasterCard

| October 06, 2012

US Bank is introducing a new Over-The-Road credit card that is optimized for fleet management across the country. Kurt Adams, president of corporate payment system for US Bank and Max Fuller, CEO and Chairman of US ...

Reality bites: More from Navistar vocational boot camp

| September 27, 2012

The embattled engine and truck maker is rolling up its sleeves to fix what's gone wrong -- watch for the low-cab-forward LoadStar to debut with a natural gas power plant next year, among other developments.

Jack Roberts

Jack Roberts is executive editor for CCJ and equipment editor for its sister magazine Overdrive. Roberts joined Randall-Reilly in 1995 as associate editor of Equipment World magazine and began covering both heavy-duty and light trucks in 1996. In 2006 he was the founding editor of Total Landscape Care before joining CCJ's staff in 2008.

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