Everyone told my mom my love for trucking was just a phase
By David A. Kolman, Senior Editor
I wonder how different my life would be had my family been in the trucking business.
With every summer season comes more traffic, more road repair and more time planted in the seat due to increased congestion. Traffic congestion is a major annoyance and aggravation that brings added stress, something no trucker wants because there’s already enough of that.
I have a lady friend who is a cross-country trucker. Often, to help her pass the hours behind the wheel on those long, straight stretches of roadway she knits, usually making caps, gloves and sweaters for family and friends. Because knitting usually requires two hands, she sometimes steers with her knees. One late afternoon, she […]