Jack Roberts

My MATS Mash-up

| March 30, 2013

Another Mid-America Trucking Show is in the books and things are quiet for the moment while the trucking industry catches its collective breath. There’ll be more big news coming soon – I’ll be in Germany ...

Work Truck Show wrap-up

| March 10, 2013

Rounding up commercial van market, hybrid truck, solar panel, natural gas powertrain and other news from the NTEA show in Indianapolis, which ended March 8.

Shop pitfalls

| February 15, 2013

A email crossed my screen the other day. It seems someone did a study and concluded that shop rags pose health risk hazard. Gee. Ya think? Yes. Shop rags are nasty. But they’re not the most disgusting ...

KW T660 test drive: Enduring classic

| January 26, 2013

The T660 evolves with the right mix of styling and new technology to cement its place in Kenworth’s lineup.

Reefer Madness: How will pot legalization affect trucking?

| January 22, 2013

Let’s talk about pot for minute, shall we?

The story behind a song

| January 16, 2013

It was never a hit like “Tom Sawyer” or “Limelight,” but one of the standout tracks on Rush’s seminal 1981 album Moving Pictures is a song that should be near and dear to any motoring ...

Cool design dominates at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

| January 15, 2013

There may be coyotes wandering the suburbs, but Detroit is still the Motor City – and as such, its annual Auto Show is the kick-off event of the year for car and truck manufacturers eager ...

Lean and mean vs. big and tough: Is a 13- or 15-liter engine best for you?

| January 14, 2013

The leading heavy-duty engine sizes differ by only two liters, and one now dominates the market. Make sure you’re powered by the best fit for your operation.

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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