Wanna Drive? Part 2

“Wanna Drive?” Michael asked. I did. But I said no, because that’s what I should have said, and because I was 18, had been drinking, never drove a tractor-trailer, didn’t have a license, wasn’t an employee  . . . the reasons kept coming. “What the f***, kid. You didn’t come to waste your whole day just […]

Wanna Drive? Part 1

Sometimes my friend Peter can’t sleep and, when that happens, he sometimes turns to YouTube for curiosity, and somnolence. He told me about a video he “found” the other night when he was sleepless. “It was a video with a trucker explaining how to drive an 18-speed transmission as he drove it up the road, […]