Over-the Road Magazine - Volume 24 • Number 1
Feature Articles in this Month's Issue:
Jerry Tubberville —USA Truck, Inc.
Jerry Tubberville first became a professional driver 17 years ago after
earning his pay on oil rigs in Louisiana. “The business went belly up in ’86, and I had to do something for a living,” says Jerry.
-Don’t Eat. Don’t Sleep.
by Lee Andrese
Dear GG—I’m not looking for sympathy, and I know that driving is my choice, but dang, why can’t dispatchers understand that you need time to eat and sleep? All I hear is “don’t eat now,” and “don’t sleep now…you can do that later!”
Murphy's World:Snow, Rain, Cops and Chains
Here is my horror story. I was told to take a load of potatoes to
Atlanta. My directions were to take exit 42 off I-75 onto Buford
Highway, turn north and go two miles to whatever street. Well, I took
exit 42, wound around down to the traffic light and tried to figure out
which way was north. That’s when I saw the sign that said “North Buford Highway.”
The Best Educational Resource a Teacher Could Find
Professional drivers who travel across North America might refer back
to their fourth-grade geography class where they were expected to
remember the names of the states. Dan Green helps his Trucker Buddy
class learn more than just how to identify the states; he helps them to
memorize the capitals and their abbreviations.