Anyone who has any knowledge of the commercial trucking business is well aware of the stipulations and regulations placed on commercial drivers as part of the hours-of-service (HOS) safety program. In short, this program restricts the amount of consecutive hours that drivers can operate their truck, or be "on duty".
The phrase "generation gap" has always been valid, presenting the idea that there are some levels on which different generations will not connect, or be able to relate on. Within the lifetime of recent generations the gaps between them and previous ones have grown substantially in result of the technological take over. From a group that never touched a computer until a job required it, to another that spends a majority of their lives with one glued to their fingertips. With every passing generation, the importance and level of involvement of technology in their lives jumps. Gadgets can do almost anything; locate the closest gas station, give directions to a destination, give a weather update, make hotel reservations, look up a local listing, and even order goods with the touch of a button--or even a screen.