Rob Thornton drives for Success Transport and PHHG with a 2007 Volvo FH16 at 550hp known as “Amazing Grace” with 1.2 million on the clock.
“I grew up on a farm, my father was a truckie, I drive trucks because I love them, not because I can’t do anything else, I just love trucks. I believe I was brought up the wrong way with trucking it was a case of ‘ just get it done and get it done now.’
Things need to change and management needs to change….they are equally responsible in the industry.
” We need to train the new drivers the right way to do things. The old saying ‘You can’t teach an old dog new tricks’ so teach the new guys the right way”.