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Why Do YOU Drive A Pickup?
One friend of mine pulls a 5th wheel every summer. So he has a big
diesel Ford that he uses year-round. The other reason he loves driving
the Ford year round is the size... it's very intimidating in traffic,
and offers him a lot of protection.
A woman I used to date bought a pickup simply because she figured (and
proved to be right) that she gets "hit on" a lot less than when she
drove her flashy sports car. I think it may have something to do with
the huge Harley Davidson decal she has on the rear window. But the
image is clear that she has a big biker boyfriend. She doesn't. But
she's thrilled that now she doesn't have to be ready with polite
turn-downs every time she goes out.
Still another friend who lives out in California has two dogs who love
to ride with him and his wife. They had a Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV)
but, as he put it, the smell of the dogs was awful inside the SUV...
not to mention the shedding hair of two dogs (his wife jokingly
suggested that some of it may have been his since he is rapidly
approaching Chrome-Dome status).
Now, with the pickup, the dogs are happily riding in back, and his
wife knows better to make comments about HIS shedding, else she may
wind up sharing the outside accomodations with Pete and Sparky (the
What is the reason YOU choose to drive a pickup? There are so many
alternatives now with the various size of SUVs etc. SUVs are cutting
into the Pickup and Passenger Car markets, but there's a hard-core
group of us staying true to our pickups.
What's your story?