Where do you see yourself in 25 years?

Roylee and Magdalene McLaurin
D&E Trucking
Collins, Miss.

“Still trucking. We love it.”


Bill Tinor
CX Roberson
New Philadelphia, Pa.

“Hopefully fishing, but I’ll probably be still working.”


Robert Grieser
Owner-operator
Pekin, Ill.

“I’ll be 73 years old. Hopefully I’ll still be driving, but on a part-time basis. I’ll never retire.”


John Anthony Tanner
TSI
San Antonio, Texas

“I hope I’ll be owning my own trucking company.”


Steve Molle

Steve Molle
Jack Cooper Transport
Smyrna, Tenn.

“Probably retired and in Florida.”


Wes Garvin
Specialized Hauling
Jerome, Idaho

“Hopefully retired from trucking, spending time with my wife and watching my kids graduate from college.”


Manuel Hernandez
West Texas Express
El Paso, Texas

“Owning my own truck or fleet.”


Charles Whatley

Charles Whatley
Tyson Transportation
Cullman, Ala.

“Driving a truck. I love what I do.”


Anthony Jackson
Owner-operator
Jackson, Miss.

“Well, that’s kind of hard to say. Hopefully retired and living well after my trucking years.”


Martin Speer
Alternative Transport
Greenville, Texas

“Dead. I’ll be 85.”


Gaylen Allison
Texas Reel
Denison, Texas

“In 25 years, retiring from nursing.”


Jamie Junious
Tyson Transport
Birmingham, Ala.

“Driving a truck. Trucking is great. It’s an adventurous lifestyle. I’m ex-Navy and they’re somewhat similar. We’ve got to be there on time.”


Wayne Leblanc
AYR Motor Express
New Brunswick, Canada

“On a sailboat, and hopefully sooner than 25 years from now. I’ve got two more kids to raise and then I’m seaworthy.”


John Gail Bradley III
Owner-operator
Boulevard, Calif.

“Driving a truck and having 10 trucks of my own.”


Rodney Dodd
Owner-operator
Cedartown, Ga.

“I have no idea. Hope I’m rich and retired.”


Jack and Robbie Sebastian
Owner-operators
Pulaski, Tenn

“Sitting on our front porch in a rocking chair watching our cows graze.”


Bruce Cornwell
Recruiter
Cumming, Ga.

“Terminal manager. I want to cater to drivers and keep them happy. If you don’t keep your drivers happy, you won’t have any drivers.”


Dan Smith
Owner-operator
Gadsden, Ala.

“Retired and somewhere in Mexico kicked back in a hammock just chilling.”


Elwood Mays
Owner-operator
Baton Rouge, La.

“I’m 60 right now. If I’m still here, I’ll be retired.”

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