Dennis Lee hauls trucks for a living. On the day The Trucker met him he was driving a brand new white Freightliner and pulling one that was maroon in color. Sometimes he pulls as many as four trucks behind the new one he drives for delivery all over the United States and into Canada.
PHOENIX — Some of the most recognized drivers in trucking gave a roomful of carrier management the key to attracting and keeping professionals behind the wheel: “Show them respect.”
Being distracted by using a cell phone, which includes texting and talking, is on the increase because more people have phones.
“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’re going to get what you’ve always got,” goes the old saying.
This article is the first in a series of three on financial hardship. The first article addresses budgeting. Financial hardship can strike anyone. With today’s economy, some of us are facing financial crisis for the first time. Many of us may be struggling with circumstances beyond our control, such as loss of work, a medical emergency or a natural disaster. Others may be in trouble simply due to overspending.