How do your hauling miles compare to last year’s?

PHILLIP BUCHANAN
Columbia, S.C.
United Transport
“My miles are going up because of more freight and less drivers.”

GERALD ALLEN COOK
Greer, S.C.
The Waggoners Trucking
“As far as loaded, no. I’m picking up more deadhead miles.”

JAMES GRUBBS
Brooksville, Fla.
Select Carrier Group
“I think they were better last year, a little. … I sure want to get busy again.”

TERESA ALLEN
Crestview, Fla.
Shelton Trucking
“I had to change companies because I was hauling less. But I’m hauling more now because the miles are up for flatbed.”

EDDIE SANDERS
Glasgow, Ky.
Mercer Transport
“Probably about the same. I was doing a dedicated run last year, and there wasn’t that much hauling.”

JOSEPH TRAHAN
Arlington, Texas
John Christner
Trucking Inc.
“They’re worse. On a scale of 1 to 10, I’d give it an 8.5.”

HARRY COULTER
Phoenix
KLLM Transportation Services
“My miles are going up.”

MARK SHELL
Jackson, Miss.
Midsouth Transport
“I’m driving more miles because it’s been so political this year because of the election, and companies are spending more money.”

SAM MYERS
Coolidge, Ga.
J.B. Hunt
“I’m driving less this year because of the stupid laws they come up with, like hours of service. Between that and [President] Bush, we are going to hell.”

DON BERRY
Virginia Beach, Va.
Swift Transportation
“They’re about the same

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