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.

Check out the following infographic from NextTruck and learn more about why if the United States was without these truck drivers that the economy would come to a standstill.

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The Life of a Truck Driver

David Wallace

David Wallace

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