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Document Details


Title: Donald Andrews
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Rowan University. History Department
Collection: We All Got History Oral History
Description: He had been hauling chemicals across the country for about twenty-six years. He’s been driving in general since he was twenty-four. He was an owner operator of a truck until he began working for the chemical company. He worked until about 1990 when his diabetes got worse and he had to start taking insulin. In the trucking business it is against the law to let drivers who have to take insulin drive a tractor-trailer. Here, he recounts the life of an over the road tractor trailer driver.
Extent: 3 pages
URL: http://www.rowan.edu/oralhistory/interviewSearch/displayTranscript.cfm?ID=2
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2000 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Andrews, Donald, 1940-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1-Jan-1940
Speaker occupation: Truck driver
Age at speaking: 60
Document date: 12-Mar-2000
Interviewer: Andrews, Julie
Locations discussed: Delaware; New Jersey; North America; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Delaware; New Jersey; North America; Oral history; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; Truck drivers; Trucking industry; United States; Working class families
Topics discussed - Other terms: Delaware Valley; Working people
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0022488-23835