Jack Roberts

Topping 10 mpg: Former Trucker of the Year blends driving strategy, equipment

| November 01, 2013

Are we about to pass the 10-mile-per-gallon threshold in long-haul trucking? Owner-operator Henry Albert certainly thinks so. He regularly pushes the envelope in his 2012 Freightliner Cascadia Evolution.

Five From Overdrive: HOS going away? Lindsey Lawler wraps up tour. A pink Mack cruises the highways.

| October 31, 2013

In this Halloween edition of Five From Overdrive, executive editor Jack Roberts reports on what could be a huge HOS development, legal action on the Pilot Flying J front and explains why there's a pink ...

Five From Overdrive: Dash cameras coming? A Facebook Memorial for fallen truckers and a sleep apnea solution

| October 30, 2013

On our Five From Overdrive podcast today, Executive Editor Jack Roberts talks to truckers about fleets experimenting with dashboard cameras, notes a Facebook push to honor fallen truckers and offers hope for drivers who'd like ...

Five from Overdrive: ATA blasts drug study, Navistar hits a major milestone, C.R. England gives a Harley away

| October 29, 2013

Overdrive and CCJ executive editor gives you a heads-up as to what's happening in trucking today: from a flawed drug study from Brazil, to seriously good news for Navistar and a happy new Harley owner ...

Five from Overdrive: The problem of uncompensated time, HOS driving drivers out of the industry,more on cargo theft

| October 28, 2013

Overdrive editor Jack Roberts weighs in today on the problem of uncompensated driver time, cargo theft craziness as well as Wendy Parker on the indestructible bluetooth speaker.

My favorite truck? Don’t ask!

| October 15, 2013

The one question I get asked more than any other as a truck journalist is some variation on, “Which truck is your favorite?”  And it’s not just drivers, fleet managers or industry figures who want to ...

How to start and stick with a retread program

| October 08, 2013

One prevalent frustration in the commercial tire industry is that many owner-operators remain suspicious of retreads. As a consequence, they lack a coherent used tire program – and experts say they simply are throwing money ...

Made in Spain?

| October 04, 2013

In the wake of the Great Recession, Europe has pulled ahead somewhat of the U.S. in areas like vehicle telematics and integrated drivetrains.

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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