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What would you be doing if you weren’t driving a truck?

| February 28, 2002

ASTOR ROBOTHAM
Gadsden, Ala.
Boyd Brothers
“Cabinet-making; I have more than three years of experience in that. But I like driving a truck because you don’t have to punch a clock.”


PHILLIP LEE
Troy, Ala.
Independent
“Probably manual labor. I really don’t have the education for much else, but with trucking I can manage myself.”


JIMMY SCIPLE
Louisville, Miss.
T & LR
“I really don’t know. I’ve been a trucker for so long it’s hard to imagine doing something else.”


BRYAN HANSON
Albuquerque, N.M.
Landstar
“I’d want to be a dispatcher for the Air Force.”


STEVE AND LORETTA WATERS
Houston
Werner
Steve: “I’d be hunting.”
Loretta: “I’d probably be working in a convenience store.”


TONY BOLDUC
Lake City, Fla.
Landstar Ranger
“I’d be a mechanic.”


ROBERT SPRINGS
Norco, Calif.
Carey’s Auto Transport
“I wouldn’t be doing anything else. I love driving a truck, and I’ve been doing it for 24 years.”


ROGER DAVIS
Bakersfield, Calif.
PFT
“Probably rough-necking. I’ve been driving for 20 years; I’m used to it. I don’t know if I could do anything else.”


MITCHELL KIGGANS
Columbus, Miss.
Columbus Air Force Base
“I’d be a paramedic. That’s what I did before I started driving a truck.”


DENNIS WRIGHT
Vernon, Ala.
Reaction Trucking
“Broke and hungry. I wouldn’t want to do anything else; I’ve been driving for 19 years.”


CHARLES KENNEDY
Newton, N.C.
Boyd Brothers
“Just sitting around the house, I guess. I’m retired from the military, so I just do this to keep busy.”


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