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Truck and automobile traffic mix on Interstate 5, headed north through Fife, Wash., in August 2016. (Ted S. Warren/AP)
Truck and automobile traffic mix on Interstate 5, headed north through Fife, Wash., in August 2016. (Ted S. Warren/AP)
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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says so far in 2017 the U.S. is already having its second-warmest year on record. The rising temperatures are taking a toll in a number of ways on truck drivers.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti talks about ways truckers can cope with extreme heat with Greg Grisolano (@ElGrizo), digital content editor at Land Line Magazine, a business magazine for professional truck drivers.

This segment aired on August 24, 2017.

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