There are 33,000 thousand commercial trucks in the state of Maine. So yes, they certainly deserve some acknowledgment. Trucks and Truck drivers.

Randy Devault is the training coordinator for the Maine Motor Transport Association and was handing out gift cards at Dysart's in Hermon earlier this week.

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week runs through Saturday.

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Many of the rigs now have modern wireless communication as well as cable television, refrigerators, double bunk beds, and microwave ovens. In the last few years trucks have become more like a home/office on the road than ever before. That's progress.

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