Coquihalla Highway May Be One World's Most Dangerous Shortcuts
National Geographic Channel
Highway Thru Hell (National Geographic Channel, 8pm) - Every day, thousands of trucks pass through the Coquihalla Highway,
braving its steep 8 percent grade and treacherous turns to save a few
hours of drive time. Battling subzero temperatures, extreme weather,
slick roads, black ice and potential avalanches, the elite crew at Jamie
Davis Heavy Rescue comes to the aid of stranded big rigs that fail to
complete the risky journey.