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WATCH: 'If I can do it, you can do it' - female big-rig driver shares her thoughts on being a trucker

2018-09-17 07:59

Robin Classen

female trucker

Image: The Canadian Press

The trucking industry is a male dominated industry but a Canadian woman is changing perceptions of big-rig drivers.

Long-haul truck driver Vivianne Carbonneau is not afraid to get behind the wheel of a massive vehicle and transport large cargo and says she likes the job's 'alone time'.

More female drivers needed

Carbonneau notes that things sometimes aren't as straight-forward as driving to and from destinations.

People often doubt her ability while others give her encouragement like a simple thumbs up.

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