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Neil Abt

Neil Abt is an award-winning journalist with over 20 years of reporting experience, including 15 years covering the trucking industry. Neil spent three years as the editorial director at Fleet Owner. A graduate of American University in Washington, D.C., he began his career covering sports for The Washington Post newspaper, followed by a position in the newsroom of America Online (AOL) and then both reporting and leadership roles at Transport Topics. Abt is based out of Portland, Oregon.

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