What do you do in your spare time?

RICHARD BLACKWELL
Baton Rough, La.
McKenzie Tank Lines
“I like to have get-togethers, and I go deep sea fishing. I caught an amberjack that was 5 feet long.”

GARY BENNETT
Mackinaw, Ill.
PTL
“If I had time I would do small engine repair.”

ABRAHAM FORD
Hinesville, Ga.
Arnold Transportation
“I like fishing and listening to music, especially music from the ’70s and ’80s.”

TOMMY WHITE
Abilene, Texas
Mason & Dixon
“I like working on cars, restoring old ones. Right now, I’m working on a 1969 El Camino SS396. I’m about halfway through with it, and when I finish I’ll sell it. I like the finished product, but it’s more about the joy of building it.”

KENNETH STOUGH
Fayette, Ala.
Newman Specialized Carriers
“I like to go bass and brim fishing on my boat on lakes and rivers. The biggest one I’ve caught is a 13.8-pound bass. He’s on my wall.”

DANNY CURRY
Rome, Ga.
7 Hills Transport
“Watching baseball games. Andruw Jones on the Atlanta Braves team is my favorite player, and now they’ve moved the Rome Braves to Rome, so I’m hoping to go see a lot of single-A ball games. I teach high school math during the year and drive only during summer.”

DON RUSSELL
Cherokee, Ala.
Martin Transport
“I like to go fishing for catfish. One time I caught a 108-pounder. I held him up to my shoulders, and his tail dragged the ground. I put him back, though.”

ERIC SODOMA
Bayboro, N.C.
Covenant Transport
“I like deer hunting and bass fishing.”

GARY GUTHRIE
Philadelphia, Miss.
Marten Transport
“I guess yard work. I’d rather be riding a tractor than anything else.”

JOHN BRILT
Tucson, Ariz.
Trinity Lines
“Work on cars and play with grandchildren.”

JOSEPH TURNER
Allen, Texas
J.B. Hunt
“I watch and play football, basketball, soccer, golf, tennis, a lot of sports.”

MIKE PRIEST
Hannibal, Mo.
Prime
“Who has time for hobbies? I try to do things with my six grandkids, but I don’t get to see them very often.”

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