Specializing in technical and equipment material, Jim Park is an award-winning journalist who has been covering the trucking industry since 1998. He is the host of the HDT Talks Trucking podcast.
Before joining Heavy Duty Trucking in 2006, Park was a truck driver and owner-operator for 20 years. He maintains his commercial driver’s license and brings a real-world perspective to Test Drives, as well as to features about equipment spec’ing and trends, maintenance and drivers. His Ultimate Test Drive and other videos bring a new dimension to his trucking reporting.
Park has been HDT’s Equipment Editor since 2008. Previously, he served as an editor for HighwayStar magazine, which ceased production in 2011, and is the former host of The All-Night Road Show.
He is the recipient of 14 Jesse H. Neal honors, including “Best Range of Work by a Single Author” in 2020.