Trucking

GUEST: MARILYN COCHRANE *Trucker *Captain of "The Road Team" (12 truckers who go around the country promoting safe driving) LINDA LONGTON *Editor, Overdrive Magazine Between NAFTA and an explosion in internet commerce, long-haul trucking has grown significantly in the past decade. There have been some growing pains, as U.S. labor organizations express concerns about unsafe Mexican trucks and competition from lower-paid Mexican drivers. Some American commuters also have mixed feelings about the number of tractor-trailers on the roads. Join Melinda Penkava and guests for a look at how long-haul trucking has changed, and what the future may hold.

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