Did You Know? Santa Drives a Flatbed Truck

‘Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the yard,

No driver was stirring, nor security guard.

The coils were tarped on the flatbeds with care,

In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.


The drivers were parked, all snug in their beds,

Dreams of delivery dancing in their heads.

All equipment was stored, tucked safely in the cab,

Keeping it away from crooks and thieves to grab.


When out in the yard there arose such a clatter,

Our drivers jumped up to see what was the matter.

Climbing out of the truck, they used three points of contact,

Landing safely on ground that was hard and compact.


The moonlight gleamed on the pristine white lacquer,

Surely there could not be any finer looking tractors.

When, what to our drivers’ eyes should appear,

But a truck and trailer pulled by eight reindeer.


The driver climbed down, so lively and quick,

The Proud Professionals knew it must be St. Nick.

He loaded his trailer with a giant red sack,

Safely resting on lumber and three coil racks.


He was dressed in high vis, from his head to his foot,

He looked so professional, no ashes or soot.

A bundle of straps he had flung overhead,

Ready to secure his loaded flatbed.


Edge protectors came first, then his straps and his chains,

Heavy they were but he never complained.

Oh how he tightened each securement device,

Taking his time to not slip on the snow and ice.


His binders, he cranked, making them taut,

Securing his load, just like he ought.

Plus one for the family, he did so include,

Making sure the Head Elf of Safety approved.


His load safe and secure, he checked the reindeer,

A pre-trip inspection and then he was clear.

He climbed in the truck, all ready to go,

With a glance at our drivers, standing below.


He leaned out the window, calling them near,

A grin on his face, smiling from ear to ear,

“Your safety and securement always impress,

That’s why PGT Drivers are the very best.”


And with that quick note, St. Nick drove away,

To make deliveries without further delay.

Our drivers, they heard, as he drove out of sight,

“Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night!”

PGT Trucking wishes our proud professionals a happy holiday season!

PGT understands the importance of spending time with family, especially during the holidays. Our Operations team will ensure you are home when you need to be – weekends, holidays and any time in between. 

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