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[Infographic]: 10 Fun Facts about the Trucking Industry

September 07, 2021

The trucking industry is the backbone of this country, and our truck drivers are the heart. Transporting both commercial and industrial items, a truck driver’s job goes beyond simply driving a truck. Every product and service that we use is made available by truck drivers. Next week, there will be a nationwide celebration in honor of all the hardworking drivers who keep America running.

To demonstrate how essential America’s 3.6 million trucker drivers are, we would like to highlight some fun facts about the trucking industry.

Facts about the trucking industry

At Diesel Direct, we greatly appreciate our drivers, especially through the unique challenges of the pandemic. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to celebrate their hard work during this year’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.