Hair-Raising Tales

When Traffic Expert Danny Arnstein troubleshot the Burma Road, he found some bad bottlenecks. Bottlenecks just as bad are checking the flow of war traffic over U.S. roads.

The bottlenecks have long been there, but only now are they making men's hair stand on end. The 700,000 U.S. hire motor vehicles which last year carried over 50 billion ton-miles of freight now find about half their loads are war materials (in the case of some trucking companies, it is 90%). And delivery of war materials is recklessly held up.

Nowadays many a trucker, rooted...

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