Truck drivers deal with tough winter weather conditions

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DUPONT, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- Drivers found it tough going through Luzerne County Wednesday morning.

There were slippery conditions along Route 315 in Dupont. Vehicles for the most part taking it very easy, trying to avoid crashes. By noon, no serous problems had been reported.

However, Eyewitness news poke with one trucker waiting to pick up a load who says driving can be a nightmare.

“I’ve been driving six years now, going on seven,” said John Richie of Ohio. “It still scares me, the other morning I was driving and it was a nightmare and it was 3:30 in the morning, it’s almost white knuckles, you know.”

Richie is urging all drivers to slow down and take it easy so everyone gets home safe and sound.

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