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The life of truckers whose work, within the international transport industry, is a constant struggle against space and time. The modern life that we know, is completely dependent on the transport of goods by trucks and the people who drive them. I spent many weekends near the highway in order to meet some of these drivers. During a tour, truckers live in a 5 m² cabin, which functions as a working space as well as their mobile home. Watching how they live and organise themselves, I found a very unique life culture. It is formed by the need to improvise comfort within the confines of limited space. Most of the drivers I spoke to, mainly male and of eastern European origin, have a family at home waiting for them to return from their tour. Sometimes tours take a few days or weeks, but the unluckiest drivers can be on the road for months at a time.