If you could choose anyone to be your team driver, who would it be?

EARL LEMASTERS
Wheeling, W.Va.
Quality Carriers
“My wife, so we could spend more time together.”

JASON GALEENER
Anacoco, La.
Tyson Foods
“I don’t like anybody enough to drive with them.”

ERIC WATTS
Jackson, Miss.
Total Transport
“Wesley White, a friend of mine, because I trust his driving.”

JON STEIMEL
Waterloo, Iowa
Panther Transport
“I have a team driver. He’s the one who created me. He’s been my driver for nearly 30 years.”

MIKE NEVELS
Noble, Okla.
U.S. Xpress Enterprises
“Shania Twain. She’s easy on the eyes, and she can sing to me on the road.”

JAMES FISHER
Jacksonville, Fla.
TMC
“I won’t team drive. It doesn’t pay enough, and it isn’t cost-effective for two people.”

TIM FRIEND
Mountain View, Mo.
Dan Kline
“I used to drive with my ex-wife and also with my brother, so I’m not too interested in team driving. But I would probably say my girlfriend, just to have her with me.”

MICHAEL SWANN
Denton, N.C.
Carolina Cool Carriers
“My first choice would be my wife. I would like to have [Speaker of the U.S. House] Nancy Pelosi in my truck for a week for political reasons, but probably just my wife. I get along with her better.”

BILL WIDNER
Johnson City, Tenn.
Superior Carriers
“I don’t really care for team drivers. But if I had to pick, I would say my dad – but not my wife, because she would tell me how to drive.”

THOMAS TROTTER
Martinsville, Va.
Dart Transit
“The only people I actually would trust would be a guy named Mike Hodge, a driver I’ve known for 20 years, and Morton Preston, one I’ve known for 25 years.”

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