to me the blur in the truck shot feels less like a "true" representation of the actual moment
After the perfection, the 'true" representation... Is it what attract you in a picture, being a "true" representation (assuming it can exist which I doubt. did you ever heard of a "false" representation?)?
Sorry but I am bit lost in what you mean...
"The problem with photography is that it only deals with appearances." Duane Michals
"If it doesn't affect you, it's not art, it's decoration." Duane Michals