Week 2 – Sir Jesse

Knights of the Road – Week 2 (Photovoice submission for Sir Jesse)

What do you want people – such as the public, friends, family, health care providers, people in companies – to know about what you went through?

People seem to have a distorted view of truckers. We are occasionally idolized but usually thought of as nuisances. There is a huge disconnect between consumers and truckers. Everyone wants their parcel on time and is quite upset if a grocery store runs out of an item but they have no patience for the trucks on the road and are quick to point their fingers when something goes wrong. They don’t see the relation. Bottom line is I am not a superhero or a criminal. I am a human being. It is hard to find people to turn to who understand the situation when their perspectives are generally so distorted.

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