“It didn’t snow this year, but it would be great in the snow.”
- The Ride
- The Driver: Bill
- Car in Question: 2009 Ford 150
- Spotted at: Harbor East, Baltimore, MD 21202
- Odometer: 110,284
Q: Bill, this truck looks like a total workhorse and you must be using it a lot. Why haven’t you given it a nickname?
A: I’ve only had this truck about six months. It’s a company vehicle.
Q: How’s it been treating you so far?
A: It’s been perfect. It hasn’t broke down. I had a flat tire one time, but other than that, it’s been OK.
Q: What truck were you driving before it?
A: It was a 2005 F150 Ford pickup and that was fine too. The company likes Ford.
Q: What’s some of the stuff you use the truck for?
A: We got shovels, bags of coal patch for the road, a ladder, buckets, nails, hammer, a chain.
Q: What’s the farthest ride you’ve ever taken in it?
A: We went to Hagerstown a couple times. We were putting some pipe in the ground.
Q: Is that what you’re doing here today?
A: We’re putting some pipe in the ground for the development out here.
Q: Do you work down here a lot?
A: Yeah. This project has taken a little while, and we’re trying to get this done in the next couple weeks.
Q: Do you drive fast or slow?
A: Slow. I go the speed limit. The fastest I’ve gone in this was only about 75. I’m not too much on driving fast.
Q: Are you allowed to drive the car when you’re not on work hours?
A: No, I just drive it home and park it. That would be an insurance issue.
Q: What personal car do you drive?
A: I’ve got a Mazda Protégé 2006. I like driving this better, though. I don’t have to pay for the gas!
Photos and interview by Eldis Sula
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