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Sunday, June 15, 2008 - Page updated at 02:10 PM

"Nick," short-haul truck driver

Baljinder "Nick" Singh moved from long-haul to short-haul trucking to spend more time with his family. The wages, he said, are making it impossible to make ends meet. Fuel prices keep rising, while paychecks for short-haul truckers stay stagnant, Singh said.