Interesting TruckingIndustry Infographic

I came across this infographic about the Trucking Industry on Pinterest and found that stats pretty interesting. Figured I’d share, enjoy…



-The United States Economy depends on trucks to deliver 70% of all freight transported in the US annually.

-Accounting for $671 billion worth of manufactured and retail goods transported by truck alone in the US

-1,604,800 Trucking jobs were created in 2010 by the US trucking industry

-Every year semi trucks consume 53.9 billion gallons of fuel to deliver our goods.

-Drivers- Must be 21 years old, average salary $37.770/ year, 432.9 billion miles logged per year

-Truck Drivers can legally drive for 11 hours in a day. That’s over 2,750 hours driving per year.


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