One of the most overlooked aspects to the US economy are the nearly 3.5 million men and women that call themselves truck drivers. Across the nation, truck drivers are working long hours and managing grueling schedules to ensure that deliveries are made on time. It is not uncommon for these individuals to work up to 70 hours a week that exceeds most Americans’ schedules by 30 hours per week or 1,560 hours per year.
This infographic, published by NextTruck, answers many questions about the trucking industry through a creative and statistical analysis. If you have ever dreamed about becoming a trucker, or want more information on the industry, then this infographic is for you.