Trucking Facts!

By February 20, 2024Blog Posts

1: The trucking industry is responsible for 70% of all freight in the US.

2: The world’s largest truck convoy consisted of 416 trucks and stretched near 2.9 miles!

3: The largest truck ever built is the BelAZ 75710, used in mining operations, weighing a staggering 450 metric tons.

4: The trucking industry employs over 3.5 million professional truck drivers in the US alone.

5: The first modern semi-truck was invented by Alexander Winton in 1898.

6: The trucking industry contributes over $700B to the US economy.

7: The average truck driver drives around 125,000 miles a year.