What do you never leave home without?

Feedback — Man on the Street



“I just have pictures in my phone of my grandson. Some guys have photos all over their cab. I just keep them in my phone so I can look at them anytime.”

Tom Tegtmeier

Largo, Fla.

Company driver for Carroll Fulmer Logistics Corporation



“My ‘DAD’ pocket watch, which was a birthday present from my oldest daughter, and my grandmaster trucking ring.”

Paul Starnes

Quitman, Texas

Company driver for United Petroleum Transport



“A picture of my two kids, including my daughter. She died [three years ago]. I carry it with me wherever I go.”

Stan Simons

Scottsboro, Ala.

Owner-operator leased to Greatwide Logistics



“I carry a stuffed animal, a bear, that my girlfriend gave me. It’s wearing a T-shirt with a picture of the two of us together on it.”

Ben Parker

Carrollton, Ga.

Company driver for Heartland Express



“My PlayStation 3 and NBA basketball [game]. I play it in the truck whenever I get a break.”

Maurice Williams

Baltimore, Md.

Company driver for Design Transportation




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