Jack Roberts

Reader: ‘I usually hate concept trucks, but I think I would drive this one’

| November 18, 2012

A concept drawing of an ultra-aerodynamic tractor by Volvo yields surprising commentary from Overdrive readers.

Nine up for Truck of Year honors

| October 04, 2012

Jack Roberts, executive editor for Overdrive will serve as one of the judges and will be tweeting photos and impressions throughout the day Friday

How to speak DPF

| August 13, 2012

There’s no need to panic when a DPF light signals routine regeneration — at least in most cases.

Ahead of the curve: VN 670 test drive

| August 05, 2012

The Volvo VN, still true to its roots, evolves to new levels of performance, aerodynamics and safety.

High-altitude jumper was also a …

| July 24, 2012

Yeah, you guessed it. Today over on the CCJ blog find the story of onetime New Jersey-based truck driver Nick Piantanida (pictured), who also holds the distinction of being a 1960s pioneer of extreme high-altitude skydiving -- ...

Video: Test drive of Volvo VN 670

| July 12, 2012

​Overdrive​ Executive Editor Jack Roberts discusses several key features of a 2013 Volvo VN 670 during his test drive earlier this year.

Test Drive

Jack Roberts | May 01, 2012

New Peterbilt Model 579 offers a blend of fuel-efficiency enhancements, sleek styling and driver comfort.

Marketplace Spring Roundup

Overdrive Staff | May 01, 2012

An aerodynamic truck, a natural gas engine, trailer suspensions and a powertrain package are among the products featured.

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