What Is the Most Important or Most Memorable Thing That Happened to You in 2001?

Keith Lewis

“Not too much stands out, except that this is my first year driving over-the-road. So I’ve
traveled a lot.”

Siegmund Alvarez
CR England
Nuremburg, Germany

“The 9/11 incident. That’s the first thing that comes to my mind. It was so shocking and very upsetting.”

Bernie Loyer
Swift DSW
Tuscon, Ariz.

“Sept. 11 attacks. It has just made me question if we are really as safe as we think we are.”

Morgan Tyler
Gator Auto Transport
Kemp, Texas

“Sept. 11; it has actually made me busier because I haul cars.”

Richard DeYoung

Richard DeYoung
Beloit, Wis.

“Coming back out on the road after eight years off.”

Jack King
Universal Lancaster
Chamisal, N.M.

“When I had jury duty. It was interesting to get to sit up there and decide what happens to people.”

Fernando Martinez
Covenant Transport
El Paso, Texas

“Becoming a driver and being able to help out my family.”

Connie Williams

“Being back on the road after being off for 10 years.”

Jay Leathers
J.B. Hunt
Lake Charles, La.

“Getting accepted to medical school. I start on Jan. 15.”

Terry Brickle

Terry Brickle
Swift DSW
Tuscon, Ariz.

“The terrorist attacks. It makes me wonder because you don’t know from day to day what will happen next.”

Jason Smith
Dennisville, N.J.

“The birth of my daughter in June.”

Johnny Escareno

“I bought myself a palomino horse that I have been wanting for a long time. I also bought my daughter a 5-month-old red angus calf. I’ll never forget the expression on her face when I gave it to her. It made my day; it was great.”

Jimmy Jordan
Heartland Express

“I ran Southeast regional for 11 years without an accident and because of that I was recently promoted. Now I work three days and I’m off four.”

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