How His Love for Truck Driving Led to a Lifetime of Experiences
Not many people can say they have stayed at a job for over 50 years! Jerry is one of the few—a truck driver since 1967 and Swift Transportation driver since 2005. As you can imagine, Jerry has driven over a million miles, held various trucking positions, learned a diverse set of driving skills, and experienced the industry shift and grow over decades.
“If you have fun with your job, you’re going to love everything about it,” he told us during our interview. “I did many jobs before driving and found that driving was the best for me. I love traveling. And once my kids were grown up, my wife would even join me on the road, especially during the summer months.”