Do you think the economy’s picking up?

DONALD WILDER
Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Tuscaloosa County

“Yes. There are more trucks on the roads.”

DENNIS ROHRER
Hanon, Pa.
Cressler Trucking

“Not really. Things are still slow. I’ll be glad when they pick up some, though.”

LARRY BAILEY
Chattanooga, Tenn.
Active Transportation

“Kind of. We might be about halfway. Freight’s getting better.”

TOM BURKIETT
Keystone Heights, Fla.
Werner Enterprises

“There are some signs that it is, but I know there are still a lot of people out there looking for work.”

JAMES BOWLING
Tarrant City, Ala.
Whiteline Express

“Some, but not really.”

GAYLE JONES
Mt. Holly, N.C.
A&E

“Yep. They say it is. Maybe not a whole lot, but it’s trying, slowly.”

LUIS PNA
Douglas, Ariz.
JLP

“No. You don’t see any trucks on the road.”

FRANK FRIEDLAND
Lawton, Okla.
Swift Transportation

“Slowly. Freight’s getting better. It’s not like it used to be, but it is picking up.”

BRUCE DOBBS
Monticello, Ky.
PFT

“No. I don’t see it. Everything is so slow.”

DON SECREST
Dayton, Ohio
Trans Con Express

“It seems like everything has stayed the same. It’s still kind of slow right now.”

VANCE CHEEK
Bellmont, N.C.
A&E

“It’s definitely gotten better. And I’m making a little money in the stock market.”

KARI PICKENS
Purcell, Okla.
Lonestar Transportation

“Yeah, a little. I’ve noticed a change in fuel prices.”

MIKE WHITTINGTON
Dothan, Ala.
TRA

“It seems to be doing really good. I’m hauling a lot of freight.”

KARL GITSCHLAG
Jackson, Miss.
KLLM

“Yes, but I think inflation is going to take off pretty soon.”

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