Have You Ever Had a Winter-Weather Emergency?

| December 12, 2008

DANA BLACK
Morganton, N.C.
Auto Truck Transport
“A couple of winters ago, up north, I got snowed in for a day.”

KENNY DAVIS
Tahlequah, Okla.
Sparks
“In Arkansas I slipped on some ice about three weeks ago, but I was ok.”

AUGUSTINE MORALES
Odessa, Texas
M-Trux
“In Virginia last week, I slid on some ice and had to hit the brakes.”

RIO TUCKER
Cleveland, Miss.
M&S Trucking
“I got snowed in last week in Arkansas.”

BECKY WRIGHT
Birmingham, Ala.
Toddco Trucking
“Last month in Wyoming, I hit some ice and shimmied, but I corrected it.”

WALTER WASHINGTON
Lyons, Ga.
RSC Transportation
“Almost 20 years ago, because of some snow in New York, I had to ride the right guard rail to keep from sliding off the road.”

RICHARD BASS
Reform, Ala.
CDL Trucking
“I skidded on some ice on a bridge.”

MATTHEW ENNIS
Oklahoma City
USA Trucks
“I was snowed in up in Arkansas. It was about 6 inches.”

ROBERT WILLIAMS
Gulfport, Miss.
Southern Transportation
“One time in Arkansas it started snowing, the roads froze, traffic stopped, and I had an empty box. It was hard to get started again.”

JUDE GODEAUX
Lafayette, La.
Dupre Transport
“In South Carolina, an ice storm closed down the roads, and I was stuck for two and a half days.”

RON PARSONS
Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Panther II Transportation
“In Kentucky, I once spent three days in a mall because snow closed the roads.”

RODNEY DODD
Cedartown, Ga.
H&W Transfer
“Because of ice, sleet and 3 inches of snow, I spent one and a half days in my truck.”

RON ATWELL
San Angelo, Texas
Lisa Motor Lines
“In Missouri, because of ice and several inches of snow, two trucks wrecked, and the roads were closed. It took five hours to go 174 miles.”

JERRY MOORE
Thomasville, N.C.
Summey Trucking
“I’ve hit some black ice on an off ramp.”

DUNCAN KESSLER
Dallas
CK Trucking
“I ran into a bank of snow in Mondovi, Wis.”

CALVIN WHEAT
Gordo, Ala.
Werner Enterprises
“While stuck in the snow, I froze my air dryer up.”

HORACE DRISH
Livingston, Ala.
Swift Transportation
“I’ve hit some ice and slid around.”

KELLY AND TYCONDA COOPER
Liberal, Kan.
CMT
“Last winter in Ohio, I hit some snow, and a guy passed me, and I lost control of my trailer. I kept it straight, but I about needed to change my shorts.”

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