“It’s about knowing that you are making a difference.”
PROFESSIONAL TRUCK DRIVER, UPS FREIGHT
WHAT MADE YOU PURSUE A CAREER IN TRUCKING?
While serving in the military, I learned to drive a truck. After completing my service in the U.S. Army, I joined the trucking industry. I’ve been driving for over 20 years.
WHAT DOES SAFETY MEAN TO YOU?
Safety is important to me. Safety has no shortcuts. I’ve received several awards based on my strong safety record, including being named Driver of the Year at the 2016 Louisiana Motor Transport Association (LMTA) Truck Driving Championships.
WHAT DO YOU ENJOY ABOUT TRUCKING?
I the freedom of the highway, the ability to meet different people, and the opportunities provided by the industry. One of the most rewarding parts of my job is educating children on road safety and blind spots during Share the Road events. I enjoy taking part in Share the Road events because I know I am making a difference, especially among the younger generations.