Trucker of the Month

James Jailett | April 01, 2010

Luther Martin purchased his 1995 Western Star in 2000 while he was leased to May Trucking hauling Coors beer from Virginia to Scranton, Pa.

Martin Luther

1972: Drove first truck working at a warehouse

1974: Married Patricia Ann Fitzgerald

1976: Son Jerimy is born

1983: Daughter Amy is born

1983: Started driving F-Model Mack as company driver at North and South Truck Lines

1990: Bought a 1985 Mack cabover, started LHM Trucking Inc., and leased to North and South.

1995: Purchased CH600 Mack

2000: Purchased 1995 Western Star

2005: Purchased 2005 T600 Kenworth, acquired own authority, moved to Edinburg, Texas


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  • Eric

    Great guy by all accounts. Helped me out when I really needed it. I hope he is doing well where ever he is strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.