Rosie Lopez

Rosie Lopez won the Rear-loading Category of a Statewide Garbage Truck Driving Competition

The alarm rings at 3 a.m. Rosie Lopez gets out of bed in her Phoenix home and puts on dark pants, a long-sleeve T-shirt, work boots and a yellow reflective vest. At 8 a.m., she is three hours into her workday and seated behind the wheel of a 60-foot truck. A trailer hitched to the back carries a two-ton loader tractor. She carefully parallel parks … Read more