Have you imagined what would happen if truck drivers stopped working for a few days?
The world would come to a screeching halt according to Ricky Rodriguez, a truck driver who works 14-hours a day hauling steel and lumber throughout the Midwest. According to another trucker Paul Marhoefer (who hosts the podcast Over the Road), it would send the entire nation into a frenzy.
If this happened, the shelves in the grocery stores would be empty, we would run out of gas, and hospitals would run out of supplies. You’ve probably witnessed shortages like these throughout the pandemic. However, if truck drivers stopped working completely for a few days the shortages would be on a much larger scale.
If you’re unaware of the importance the trucking industry has in our nation, then keep reading.