20 thoughts on “A Road Assistance”

  1. In some places in the US, during bad weather, local people make extra money by hanging around bad places in the road and offering assistance to drivers in trouble. Sometimes it is simple stuff, at other times it involves the use of equipment like the guy above.

    I thought about that when I saw the photos of the bulldozer above, and wondered–in really remote areas of Siberia, for instance, how far could a driver find himself from a city or village where he could find assistance?

    I would love to see some photos of places along remote highways where drivers stop for the night, like a “country” truck stop here in the US.

  2. Oh my god. Why we didn’t have such a “good” roads during 1939-1944 here in Finland.. I can imagine T-34 or Klim Voroshilov-tank in that mud… Hah.

  3. This truck carries load of best quality handmade matryoshka dolls, to be sold at Vladivostok airport duty-free shop.

    Sometimes being the President of Iran is not so much work, so I work as freight broker part-time.

    Let me know when you need something special shipped to your country.

  4. Actually the story is the following.. My driver (Nikolai)was heading from Afganistan to Moscow with a full truck of extasy. I told him a million times not to dope and drive but he just won’t listen to me (i will probably fire him for the next time). Anyway.. He took the wrong exit on the highway and found himself (and the truck full of extasy) in this rolling brine of mud. Thanks to you brave gentleman the extasy has arrived to Moscow and the weekend is saved! Let me submit Moscow Youth’s gratefulness to you brave gentleman’

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