Long-haul truck driver Palwinder Singh hauling produce through New Mexico on I-40 on the way to Indiana. Photo: TNS

US trucking industry transforming as Sikh drivers take the wheel

  • As a shortage of US truck drivers grows, Sikh immigrants – many driven from India because of religious persecution – are increasingly taking up the job
  • Highways are dotted with Indian-American businesses that cater to truckers, as well as restaurants and temples modelled after truck stops back in India
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Long-haul truck driver Palwinder Singh hauling produce through New Mexico on I-40 on the way to Indiana. Photo: TNS
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Nadine Gregory (left) and Angelique Manchanda-Peres (seen here with a man wearing typical Rajasthani clothing) set up women-only tours in India. Photo: courtesy of Tours n Detours

Customised India tours curated for women only by two Indian women

  • Tours n Detours was set up in 2018 to give women tourists a woman-centric experience of India
  • Nadine Gregory and Angelique Manchanda-Peres like to take their clients on ‘detours’ to allow women to have more personal experiences
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Nadine Gregory (left) and Angelique Manchanda-Peres (seen here with a man wearing typical Rajasthani clothing) set up women-only tours in India. Photo: courtesy of Tours n Detours
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