David Cullen is the Executive Editor of Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine. He has been covering trucking exclusively for major industry media platforms since 1981. Cullen most recently held the position of executive editor of Fleet Owner Magazine. He launched his career with DES (Diesel Equipment Superintendent) Magazine, where he served as managing editor. He is a recipient of several Jesse H. Neal Awards for Outstanding Journalism and numerous AZBEE Awards for Excellence in B2B Journalism as well as ASPBE's Stephen Barr Award for Individual Feature Writing. Cullen holds B.A. in Communications/Journalism from Iona College, New Rochelle, NY.
The Department of Transportation has expanded its voluntary guidance for the development of what it calls “automated vehicles.”