“Aaron Tippin. He used to be a truck driver, and he knows what he’s doing. He owns a couple of trucks.”
“I can’t picture no celebrity being a truck driver. I don’t think they got it in ‘em.”
“Willie Nelson. He’s got that trucker attitude and spirit. He’s real talkative, and he communicates real good. He’s real true.”
“Karl Malone because he’s trucker oriented. I think he was a trucker before he got into basketball. Or Larry the Cable Guy because he was the voice for the tow truck in the movie Cars.”
Atlas Van Lines
“Stone Cold Steve Austin because he doesn’t take any crap.”
“Leland Martin because he sings for the truck drivers and he gives us a better image and the recognition that we have deserved for many years.”
“Gretchen Wilson because she’s got the attitude. She takes life by the horns and goes with it.”
Plunk’s Wrecker Service
West Monroe, La.
“Toby Keith because he seems more real than anybody else.”
“Paris Hilton because she’s stupid. Just kidding! Or Alan Jackson for his country-western image.”
“Sylvester Stallone because he fits the role. He played the part and has a rough personality.”
“Reba Macintyre. She’s hard-nosed, rugged and won’t take any crap off of anybody.”
“Sandra Bullock. She drove a bus good. She’s down to earth and cool.”
“Jerry Garcia, because he looked like a truck driver. He looks like someone on the road. Or Rosie O’Donnell because she looks like a truck driver, too.”
Lee Road, La.
South Carolina truck operator Arnold Williams has been sentenced to time ...