The place of women in the trucking industry is so much more established in the US than it is here in Australia. One factor may be the driver shortage they have suffered for a long time, another is the job has been less physically demanding there for some time.
Female truck drivers are also on the increase in Europe. Here we follow a French lady truckie:
Ice Road Truckers brought Lisa Kelly to fame and fortune, at the same time as increasing the profile of women truckies:
Female truckies are doing it tough in North Dakota:
And of course, we do have female truckies here in Australia: