Driving Trucks on Hell's Highway

Feb. 8, 2017
Combat truckers share their harrowing story of survival

They called it serving on “Hell’s Highway” in Iraq; snaking long armed convoys of resupply trucks through areas prone to ambushes on roads often booby-trapped with improvised explosive devices or “IEDs.” In this video, two U.S. Airmen recall their service on “Hell’s Highway” and recount the harrowing November day when they both should have been killed in an IED attack, yet survived to tell their story. (Video courtesy of the U.S. Air Force)

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Sean Kilcarr | Editor in Chief

Sean previously reported and commented on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry. Also be sure to visit Sean's blog Trucks at Work where he offers analysis on a variety of different topics inside the trucking industry.

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