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You’ve seen them on road trips, like oases on long stretches of highway. Rows and rows of semi-trucks parked outside and road weary drivers inside. Truck stops have been fueling motorists and truckers for over 60 years. They’re a fun way to get a bite to eat, take a rest from the road, and get a closer look at some big rigs! Continue reading
In the Himalayas, Andes, and the Arctic Circle, there are villages and towns that are only connected to the outside world by a single road, and sometimes the road can be treacherous. Teetering on the edge of a narrow, high mountain trail, or navigating ice sheets in blizzard conditions and sub-frigid temperatures, truckers risk their safety and sometimes their lives to bring food, fuel, and supplies to these areas. These are considered to be some of the most dangerous roads in the world.
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North Yungas Road, Bolivia (locally known as “El Camino de la Muerte” or “Death Road”) Continue reading
Semi trucks have so many interesting parts and features! Here are 10 fun facts about semi trucks. Continue reading
Anyone that has ever been on the freeway has no doubt seen a weigh station. Here is a closer look at the laws governing semi trucks and how these stations help to keep all drivers safe.