Truckers News Staff | December 01, 2011

— James J.

How do you keep in touch with your family during the holiday season?

Cell phone. I just give them a call and talk with them.

— Randy Holliday,

Indianapolis, Ind.,

owner-operator leased to Landstar

Go home. I have my own authority, so I just make it to where I can go home.

—Bryant Race,

Erin, N.Y.,

independent owner-operator

Tell my carrier (as a joke that) I have an emergency so I can go home.

— Alvin Harris,

Houston, Texas,

owner-operator leased to Frontier Transport

Telephone. We don’t really make any arrangements. They just give me a call.

— J.D. Ravellette,

Heartland, Ind.,

company driver for T&M Trucking


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