What would it take for you to haul in Iraq?

KEN DILLION
Brookhaven, Miss.
Wal-Mart and Cheetah
“If they could guarantee my safety, I would go.”

SHANE SMITH
Simcoe, Ontario
Scotlynn Commodities
“A guarantee I wouldn’t get blown up.”

CARL OLIVER
Town Creek, Ala.
Tennessee Steel Haulers
“A promise I wouldn’t get caught. And money would help.”

ERIC EVANS
Cedar Springs, Ga.
Millis Transfer
“The money would be the biggest thing. It would have to be at least $100,000 to leave my family.”

SUE WEST
Kennedy, Ala.
N&N Trucking
“The good Lord coming out of the clouds going, ‘Trucker, I need you to drive.'”

MICHAEL MORGAN
Killeen, Texas
U.S. Xpress
“I’m thinking about it. I need more info on the money.”

JOHN SMITH
Montgomery, Ala.
McElroy Trucking
“A new house or truck.”

JIM MCGRUTHER
Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.
Cypress Truck Lines
“Money and because I’m a patriot.”

NEAL TURNER
Anniston, Ala.
Huggins Transportation
“A two-year contract and at least $75,000 a year, tax free.”

GRADY ECHOLS
Atlanta
Celadon
“At least $100,000 a year.”

JOE RUFFING
Ocala, Fla.
Raven Transport
“If they’d let me carry a gun, I’d go.”

CLARK CROMER
Greenville, S.C.
Rapid Service
“For them to ask. I was in the Army.”

BARRY HETTERLY
Fredericksburg, Pa.
Sanger Trucking
“A guarantee to be safe.”


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