Have you’ve kept in touch with anyone you’ve met on the road?

| December 12, 2008

TED COOK
Holly Pond, Ala.
Wise Trucking
“We keep in touch with the guys from the loading docks in California.”

GEORGE BARRIENTES
Brownsville, Texas
Martinez Transport
“I keep in touch with another truck driver from Canada.”

ANIBAL FIGUEREDO
Dallas
Pacer Transport
“I have friends everywhere. I usually talk with them over the phone.”

JAY GOHIL
New Orleans
Covenant Transport
“I keep in touch with other drivers. One of them, Terry, became a good friend.”

LOUIS WILSON
Jacksonville, Fla.
Penske
“I keep in touch with people that I’ve met at truck stops and other places, but they’re mainly acquaintances.”

HARVEY LEE WILSON
Cuba, Ala.
McElroy Truck Lines
“I always stop at the Flying J in Midway, Fla., and the TA in Montgomery, Ala. … I look for the same person.”

DON DRENNON
Brownfield, Texas
Rosedale Transport
“I keep in touch with a buddy of mine that works for the same company.”

GENO GARZA
Combes, Texas
USA Carriers
“I’ve kept up with a lot of other drivers that I meet at truck stops. I call them on my cell phone.”

PAUL ESTES
Guntersville, Ala.
Landstar Ranger
“I keep in touch with another driver that I met during Hurricane Katrina disaster relief. We talk back and forth sometimes over the cell phone.”

WYMAN ELMORE
Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Sheridan Transportation
“No, I try not to associate with them.”

FRANK PASS
Birmingham, Ala.
WTI Transport
“No. Truck drivers sit in the truck stops and talk to each other and have a good time, but they never exchange names because they know they’ll probably never see each other again.”

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