Linda Longton

Initiative brings hepatitis C awareness, testing to truckers

| August 22, 2014

Truckers are five times more likely than the general population to carry hepatitis C virus (HCV), a dangerous blood-born infection that can live in the body for up to 40 years with no symptoms. To educate ...

Cummins expects growth in natural gas engines

| August 23, 2012

While enthusiasm is high for natural gas-powered vehicles, diesel engines will continue to power 90 percent of trucks, especially in linehaul applications, said Cummins' Lori Thompson

Fit for duty: Vets find new life in trucking

| August 09, 2012

Carriers are looking for a few good men – and women – to drive their trucks. Military veterans fill the bill.

Freedom drives prosperity, economist tells fleet execs

| June 14, 2012

Speaking to attendees of the inaugural Great West Fleet Executive Conference in Vegas on Wednesday, noted economist Dr. Barry Asmus gave an enthusiastic endorsement of American exceptionalism and the importance of maintaining freedom and limited ...

Panel: California offers challenges, opportunities

| June 14, 2012

Fleet executives at the Great West Fleet Executive Conference discussed doing business in the Sunshine State.

Economic outlook: Slow growth, weak employment

| May 23, 2012

Economist William Strauss told CCJ Symposium attendees that the economy's growth is being constricted in a few key areas.

Overdrive’s Dills wins prestigious award

| March 16, 2012

Overdrive received a Jesse H. Neal Award for its in-depth coverage of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program.

Obama announces alt-energy plan at Daimler Trucks plant

| March 08, 2012

President Obama announced a $1 billion initiative to spur deployment of clean, advanced vehicles.

Linda Longton

Prior to her promotion, Linda served as Vice President of editorial for Randall-Reilly for nine years. She served as editor of Overdrive beginning in 1996 before being promoted in 1999 to Editorial Director of Trucking Media. Prior to joining Randall-Reilly, Linda worked in public relations and corporate communications at Communication Concepts Unlimited in Racine, WI. Before that, Linda spent 10 years in editorial positions with Johnson Hill Press, now Cygnus, in Fort Atkinson, WI. Linda is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

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