Week 5 – Sir Poppa

Knights of the Road – Week 5 (Photovoice submission for Sir Poppa)

Non-truckers don’t know much about truckers’ relationships with the trucks. They may be a means to an end (income, benefits) or something more personal (family tradition, freedom of the road) or even something else (a safe/familiar place, a companion, an obligation).

What does the truck, whether it’s yours or not, mean to you?

My truck was always a piece of me if I owned it or was a company truck. It meant freedom a way to see the country the way I could earn a living. I also found I slept better with that Diesel running the rumble it makes. I find that most people don’t understand what or why we feel this way. I also like the older ones better as that’s what I grew up around and first learned to drive. The other thing is the places it took me the memories I have with my dad when I was a kid also when he trained me to drive.

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  1. As a side note my first trip with mom and dad I went on that I remember I was 5 or 6 and my place to sleep was on the doghouse guess I really have diesel in my blood

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