James Thorne

James has been married to his lovely wife, Nikki for 27 years. They have 3 boys, aged 27, 25 and 15. James lives in Shelbyville, TN where he and his family have owned and operate Funny Farm Acres, a mobile petting zoo, for the past 7 years.  James and Nikki have brought animals around Sharp Transport for everyone to enjoy, including llamas, goats, deer and miniature cows.

James has been a professional operator for nearly 17 years, and a loyal, committed professional associate at Sharp Transport for almost 11 years. He’s traveled nearly 1.3 million miles across America. He’s traveled through every state except for Vermont.

Over the last 2 years, James has sustained an impressive 8.5 mpg average with 3% idle and 53% cruise control utilization. James consistently stops in to check on his fuel mileage and always looks for areas to improve.

He was Q1 2016 Sharp Transport Driver Excellence Award Recipient.

We wish him luck in the Race to 10 MPG!