Trucker’s Odyssey

For $15.65 an hour, long-haul trucker Tracy Livingston pilots an 80,000-pound tractor-trailer during 14-hour shifts for days at a time, sleeping in the cab's bunk whenever and wherever she can. Fatigue is her constant enemy. Bloomberg reporter Jennifer Oldham accompanied her on a six-day trip to see how a driver copes with exhaustion.

Published Dec. 18, 2014

Source: Bloomberg reporting

GRAPHIC: JENNIFER OLDHAM / BLOOMBERG NEWS & DAVE MERRILL / BLOOMBERG VISUAL DATA