• Grocery stores would run out of food in 3 days if long-haul truckers stopped working

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

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    Trucking moves 71% of the freight in the United States.
    Most of the basic functions of society wouldn't be effective if truckers were to stop working.
    And naturally, your Amazon Prime packages would be delayed.
    Trucking moves 71% of the freight in the United States. And if it were to suddenly cease, the effects would be more drastic than you might expect.
    In May 2018, truck drivers in Brazil went on strike for a week, and it "paralyzed" the country in unexpected ways. As gas stations ran out of fuel, for instance, public transit halted.
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  • Grocery stores would run out of food in 3 days if long-haul truckers stopped working

    Grocery stores would run out of food in 3 days if long-haul truckers stopped working

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Trucking moves 71% of the freight in the United States .
    Most of the basic functions of society wouldn't be effective if truckers were to stop working.
    And naturally, your Amazon Prime packages would be delayed.
    Trucking moves 71% of the freight in the United States. And if it were to suddenly cease, the effects would be more drastic than you might expect.
    In May 2018, truck drivers in Brazil went on strike for a week, and it "paralyzed" the country in unexpected ways. As gas stations ran out of fuel, for instance, public transit halted.
    "Without trucking, we would be naked, starving, and...
    Read more ...