Speakout

Overdrive Staff | November 01, 2011

JOHN AERICKO

Sun Belt Transport company driver | Woodville, Ala.


“I agree with that because I’ve seen some that really don’t know what they’re doing. It’s too dangerous.”

CLIFF MATHEWS

Coastal Carriers | St. Louis


“II need to use my phone for GPS. If they’re banned in trucks, they should be banned in cars, too.”

ANTHONY HOWARD

J&G Global Transport company driver | Houston


“Just driving and using a cell phone — you shouldn’t be allowed to do that. It’s distracting.”

ANDY GARDEA

EWO Transport company driver

El Paso, Texas


“I think it should be banned unless you have a hands-free set. It distracts you.”

RAYMOND SANIMOCENCIO

Lease-purchase owner-operator for PGT Trucking | New York


CLARIFICATION: Owner-operator Terry Kennedy, leased to N-Motion, says his response in the October SpeakOut to a question about driver demand and changing carriers should have included: “I’m very happy where I’m at, home weekly and making good money.”

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