Trucks fuel up at the Petro truck stop in Effingham, Ill., on March 30. Trucking, which was once among the best-paying such jobs, has become low-wage, grinding, unhealthy work. Why do they do it?
Trucks fuel up at the Petro truck stop in Effingham, Ill., on March 30. Trucking, which was once among the best-paying such jobs, has become low-wage, grinding, unhealthy work. Why do they do it? George Etheredge NYT
Trucks fuel up at the Petro truck stop in Effingham, Ill., on March 30. Trucking, which was once among the best-paying such jobs, has become low-wage, grinding, unhealthy work. Why do they do it? George Etheredge NYT

Alone on the open road: American truckers feel like ‘throwaway people’

May 25, 2017 10:23 AM