Trucker shows challenges of Portland rush hour

PORTLAND Traveling in traffic is tough on every driver, but people whose job puts them behind the wheel daily say rush hour in the Rose City can be downright painful.

Imagine cruising along crowded freeways while pulling a trailer loaded with thousands of pounds of freight. KGW s Mark Hanrahan rode along with a commercial truck driver during the morning commute to see what it was like.

Semi-trucks can t maneuver as easily as cars. That s why Eduardo Dominguez says he really has to think ahead about his route and the daily trouble spots he may have to navigate.

Truckers like Dominguez also get a better view of how everyone else is driving, and it s often not good.

Click on this video to see the view from his cab:


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