Herbert Dickinson

No one understands how Herbert Dickinson got to Car Talk but there must have been some miscommunication somewhere along the line. A 28-year veteran of police work, the former rock and roll radio “news guy” moved to the law enforcement field because of the better schedule and free gas for “driving around.” A lifetime Mainer, his dry presentation of facts are colorfully bound by humorous anecdotes and sarcastic, yet friendly, advice and observations.

Herbert has owned over 60 cars and trucks and he does not recall the number of motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles that have passed through his well-manicured hands. None of the vehicles are memorable or collectible but his love for his long lost 1970 Plymouth Gran Fury Coupe III “Inertia Wagon” still leaves him hopeful that the paisley patterned vinyl roof will make a comeback.