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The headline makes you think immediately of a hundred reasons why women wouldn’t want to be truck drivers. But if you read the comments here, you may see why men too don’t want to be hauliers. This is an interesting article – interviewing Pakistan’s only woman truck driver as well as female truckers in the UK and US. Not only do they enjoy the job, but their employers say they are good at it – women are organised with the paperwork, take fewer risks and are less likely to be in a high-speed collision. With such a shortage of drivers, it’s time to open the field.

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