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The Driver & The Job

What is the best part of being a van operator?
(399 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
64%
Meeting/Working with People Across the Country
60%
Freedom of the Highway (Not Working in an Office)
53%
Entrepreneurship (Run Own Business)
25%
Being a Part of the Trucking Community
10%
Other (sense of satisfaction/completion, helping people, travel, etc.)
How long have you been a van operator with Atlas?
(401 respondents)
18%
Less than 1 year
22%
1-3 years
13%
4-6 years
9%
7-9 years
14%
10-15 years
22%
16+ years or more
How many weeks per year do you spend on the road?
(401 respondents)
18%
Less than 20 weeks
18%
20-30 weeks
27%
31-40 weeks
37%
More than 40 weeks
How many miles per year do you normally drive your truck?
(400 respondents)
20%
Less than 50,000
37%
50,000-74,999
23%
75,000-99,999
13%
100,000-124,999
8%
125,000 or more
Why did you choose to join Atlas as a van operator?
(400 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
42%
Atlas Agency
36%
Company Reputation
33%
Family/Friend Influence
25%
Money/Miles
24%
Driver Respect
19%
Referral/Recommendation
14%
Home Time
13%
Advancement Opportunities
10%
Equipment
9%
Other (fit, passion, work, support family, etc.)
What is your level of satisfaction with being an Atlas van operator?
(490 respondents)
38%
Extremely satisfied – I love my job!
40%
Reasonably Satisfied – life’s good!
15%
Somewhat satisfied – Okay overall.
7%
Could be better.
How likely are you to recommend joining Atlas to friends or colleagues on the road?
(368 respondents)
80%
Very Likely
14%
Somewhat Likely
9%
Not Likely
What are you doing to be more eco-friendly while on the road?
(392 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
58%
Limiting unnecessary idling
32%
Use Prepass/EZ Pass/Best Pass
32%
Recycle aluminum, glass and plastic containerss
31%
Use reusable drink containers
26%
Use APU
26%
Use reusable grocery bags
24%
Taking advantage of hotel conservation programs like reusing towels
22%
Use driver assist apps
15%
Use generator
13%
Buying organic or locally grown foods
13%
Use Biodiesel fuel
11%
Use aerodynamic skirts
9%
Use IdleAir or other TSE
7%
Use battery operated HVAC (i.e. ParkSmart, etc.)
2%
Hypermiling/eco-driving
3%
Other
Okay, you're finally off the road. What's your favorite pastime when you're not working?
(394 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
77%
Hang out with family/friends
37%
Have a relaxing dinner
28%
Go on vacation
26%
Spend time on a favorite hobby
26%
Go hunting or fishing
25%
Go to a movie
20%
No contest...sleep!
19%
Go to a sporting event
11%
Other (golf, motorcycles, remodel home, concerts, boating, camping, cooking, gardening, scuba diving, surfing, snowboarding, running, hiking, sailing, etc.)
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