“In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.” -President Franklin D. Roosevelt
You know, despite all the trials and tribulations besetting trucking today, this is a great industry to be part of. The people working in this market - the drivers, technicians, dispatchers, safety directors, the whole shebang - are some of the most interesting you‘ll ever meet, and meeting them is truly one of the best parts of my job.
Let me tell you, it‘s an honor and a privilege for me to be a journalist dedicated to covering all aspects of trucking. It‘s full of patriotism, loyalty, friendship, and countless other positive virtues that don‘t always get reflected in what you see in the newspapers and on the TV screen. That‘s why I put together the short slideshow below, to honor those character traits on display in this industry, yet rarely ever given a second thought.
(And yours truly gets a cameo appearance this time around!)
Have a great Fourth of July holiday everyone - and for those of you that‘ll be on the job, putting miles on the highway this weekend, safe journeys to you.