When I was building the WW2 Canadian C8 truck I found that one of the requirements issued by the WD was that it had a flat front. This would enable more trucks to be parked in a set area (on ship).
I think from the Rhine to eastern Turkey is a fairly long trip and not uncommon. Plus of course masses of HGV coming from Portugal and Spain to northern Europe or even Scandinavia. All that fruit and veg certainly don't walk.Probably because they do longer journeys, the drivers cab area is far larger as they need to live in their for longer periods of time and need somewhere to store clothes/supplies etc. Maybe it's a health and safety/union issue - probably an American Truck driver will know. Also the engine/transmission will be larger - as they pull larger loads.
Loving parents eh?
Were you tempting providence ?The vehicle is weapon enough.
A badly driven vehicle will kill one just as dead as any firearm.Were you tempting providence ?
Mayor says truck was part of parade in Wilton Manors when it suddenly accelerated and nearly hit local congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultzwww.theguardian.com
Huggy fluffy parenting with no boundaries and no consequences even if there were boundaries in place. Then they wonder why their delightfully entitled and over privileged spawn go off the rails.
Abuse is stress position for ten hours, beatings, starvation and savage bumming by petrol soaked monkeys, not having your phone confiscated and no name brand ketchup with meals. To be fair I can see how it would be stressful being lifted from your scratcher and finding yourself doing basic training, but looking at the past behaviour of the Hilton exhibit, one can almost understand the frustration that drives parents to things like that to clean up their progeny's lifestyles.
ETA: The sexual abuse thing is not acceptable at all, but the question there is what exactly do they consider as sexual abuse?