If You Were the President, What Would You Change About the Trucking Industry?

“I’d lower insurance rates.”
Earl Hargrove
Howard Transport
South Boston, Va.

“I’d combine the old trucking rules with the new ones.”
Jason Ortega
U.S. Express
Chattanooga, Tenn.

“We need better parking.”
Dan Littleton
Covenant
Dunlap, Tenn.

“Drop fuel prices.”
James White
Suttles
Demopolis, Ala.

“Get the laws to be fairer for truckers.”
Billy Howard
Wenger
Chattanooga, Tenn.

“More truckstops in more places, like the inner cities.”
Marcus Prince
Swift
Livingston, Ala.

“I’d get rid of the prejudices against truckers.”
Harold Yelton
True Pak Moving Systems
Forest City, N.C.

“I’d get the United States and Mexico to have the same trucking rules.”
Wendal Atkins
NDI
Middlesboro, Ky.

“Make it illegal to charge to unload freight.”
James Leonard
Vigard Express
McAllen, Texas

“I would not let new drivers out of school without more experience. They need more training.”
Gershom Hall
Naro Enterprises
Scranton, Pa.

“Increased parking. Sometimes at night you have to ride for hours to get a space.”
Bill Arthur
Arthurs Trucking
Greensboro, N.C.

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