As the nation enjoys the start of the Christmas season, truckers might be dealing with an increase in hours worked and miles driven as they carry merchandise and gifts all across the country. This is probably good for their bank accounts since they might make more money, but it can also be very dangerous for them and the other people who are on the roads with them.
Missouri is the crossroads of the United States, and transport is a big part of life in the state. Although the Mississippi River brings water traffic and many airports bring cargo and passengers, nothing beats trucking for bringing necessary goods to people.
Missouri sits at the crossroads of the nation, and every type of transportation finds it way to and through the state. Although the roads of the Show Me State are generally safe, drivers must rely on each other to avoid injury, damage and death. Trucks can be a risk factor, as any collision with a large vehicle usually has consequences.