NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Yvonne McKlveen, 44, never wanted to be a truck driver. “I played with dolls and wanted to be a florist,” she said.
As time goes on, not a day goes by that we don’t hear another statistic or new term related to the increases of poor health and the costs of our illnesses. It’s absolutely mind boggling that those numbers just continue to increase even with all the available information, products, books, diets, drugs and exercise programs. Still — we manage to get sicker and sicker — so much so that last year almost 3 billion prescriptions were written in an effort to help us get well.
Henry file How long driving: 16 years Owner-operator leased to Phil Walker Trucking Hauls: Flatbed, step deck Route: All over the U.S. Drives: 1999 Peterbilt Birthday: July 9, 1973
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Like many other motor carriers during the recent recession, Covenant Transport found itself on the wrong side of the financial ledger.