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Todd Dills

‘Truckers: The soldiers of the U.S. economy’

| March 18, 2013

Truckers soldiers t-shirt designWould you wear this t-shirt? It’s one of several simple text-based designs longtime owner-operator and Overdrive reader Gary Johnson, along with business partners, has recently made available for sale via a trucking-specific section of the website. They all include a message of outreach to the general public — of varying “hues,” from feel-good sorts like the one pictured to snarky missives (“Without us you’re all naked in the woods”) to “You don’t f*@! with a man’s truck.”

This mathematically-themed one might be my favorite:

Truckers 99 percent t-shirt designPriced at $23.99, the shirts’ sizes range from small to adult 5XL. Give them a look here.

Alternately, of course, you can broadcast your own personal message via custom t-shirts available for build/order at sites like Cafe Press (starting at $24), Vistaprint (starting at under $10 for kids’ shirts) and (starting at $14.95).