Truckers – Heroes of the Highway or Rogues of the Road?

The American stereotype of the trucker is a simple but powerful one; truckers are guys with infinite knowledge of the road, blokes with huge beards (and bellies). People that are both physically and mentally strong. The stereotype of the hardened American trucker is often romanticised and perpetuated on screen, elevating them to hero status in American culture. In short, Truckers are ‘real men’. In Britain however, we don’t seem to share quite the same view. Allow me to elaborate. “As American as Apple Pie” This is included in the opening sentence on the recruitment page over on napiertruck.comand they are … Continue reading Truckers – Heroes of the Highway or Rogues of the Road?