Con-way Freight's Tom Clark makes a compelling case for his view that four-wheelers should take a lesson from professional truck drivers on distracted driving -- as a frequent two-wheeler, I concur.
When congestion courtesies become traffic and safety nightmares.
Some drivers responding to news of Tennessee's use of troopers in big rigs to nab texting four-wheelers loved the idea -- others suggested it might be just another safety hazard.
"The more truckers I meet, the more I realize the good ones really are patient people" and other notes on merging.
"Truckers are the 'Big Brother' of the road. They know what you're doing, people."
"I think riding in a big truck for a day should be part of every driver's education class given. These kids need to have the view I do for a day..."
"We've seen some weird things on flatbeds. Hell, we've seen some weird things strapped to four-wheelers, like the giant hammerhead shark we saw on the roof of a Honda Accord...."
"I think if the general public had a better idea of what actually goes on in getting their Oreos to the Kroger, they might just reconsider cutting that truck off in traffic."
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