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Chuck Robinson

Copy Editor

Chuck Robinson formerly was a senior copy editor for a weekly trade publication serving the fresh produce industry. He has served trade publications, horticultural journals and community newspapers for 25 years. In addition to making all of Land Line’s editorial content look good as our copy editor, he frequently uses his quiet, sharp wit to keep things real among the newsroom antics. Chuck’s delightfully calm demeanor has also landed him on our Morning Meeting Bingo card with the entry of “Chuck Gives Up.”

Warning sign, Safe Roads Act

Bill would mandate automatic emergency braking on new heavy-duty trucks

The Safe Roads Act would require new trucks to possess automatic emergency braking. OOIDA says the technology is still in its infancy.

Cue the song “Gary, Indiana” as The Spirit rolls into town July 19-23

If not the song from “The Music Man” maybe a Jackson Five hit will be in mind as Jon Osburn, skipper of OOIDA’s touring trailer, rolls into Gary, Indiana.

Jon Osburn, skipper of OOIDA's tour trailer, and his co-pilot, and Sassi

Next Stop for The Spirit is in Rochelle, Ill., along the Lincoln Highway

The next stop for Jon Osburn, skipper of OOIDA’s touring trailer, is at the Petro in Rochelle, Ill, which is west of Chicago along the Lincoln Highway.