As Americans, we like our 'stuff.' Whether that stuff falls under the category of necessity or luxury, we want these products now. And, we're typically able to get them – at our doorstep or at the local store – without ever thinking about the hard work that makes this possible.
We have our stuff because of truck drivers – the men and women who do all the transportation heavy lifting so that items are in the distribution centers and on store shelves ready for us to purchase. They play a vital role in our ecomomy and our lives, performing tasks that require extraordinary skill, sweat, and sacrifice.
So, let's use this coming week – Truck Driver Appreciation Week – as an opportunity to acknowledge these hard-working men and women. As you'll see in the infographic below, it is these professionals that truly make the country run.