TITLE

Pickup trucks have become transportation for the masses

AUTHOR(S)
Hollis, Paul
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;4/5/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that pickup trucks have become the transportation of choice of U.S. farmers. The said trucks offer versatility. Pickup trucks function as the farmers' rest abode, office, shop, and dining room. Furthermore, the said trucks symbolize masculinity and power for the user. In Georgia alone, almost one-fifth of the vehicles registered are pickup trucks.
ACCESSION #
20498579

 

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