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Ice Road Truckers: Season 2 DVD

Ice Road Truckers: Season 2 DVD

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  • Additional Details
  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Run Time: 752 Minutes
  • Region: Region 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
  • Language: English
  • Studio: A&E Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: December 16, 2008
  • Audio: ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Stereo [CC]
  • Genre: TV Series
  • Color: Color
  • Includes:
    - Episodes: "Road to Season 2" and "Off the Ice Season 2"
    - Featurettes: About the Ice Road, Meet the Truckers, Life in Northern Canada, Dangers on the Ice Road, Arctic Animals
  • Release Date: 2008
Ice Road Truckers™ returns for a second high-tension season, but this time around, the job takes them even farther north - 100 miles inside the Arctic Circle. The adventure takes off in Inuvik, a small town where freak blizzards, polar bears, -50° C temperatures, and isolation are all too common.

Most dangerous of all are the new ice roads, built not only on rivers, but miles out into the Arctic Ocean! Even slight miscalculations in speed can force the frigid water to crash up through the ice with catastrophic consequences for man and machine. Just how punishing are the conditions? One of the team members quits before he makes it to the ice! You’ll be right beside the truckers as they face mountains of ice, deadly cold, extreme hardship, and equipment that collapses under the strain of the elements. It’s a treacherous, bone-numbing job – just the kind of challenge that keeps this special breed of driver coming back for more.

BONUS: Episodes ''Road to Season 2'' and ''Off the Ice, Season 2''; Featurettes ''About the Ice Road'', ''Meet the Truckers'', ''Life in Northern Canada'', ''Dangers on the Ice Road'', and ''Arctic Animals''

Volume 1: Edge of the Earth / Mechanical Mayhem / The Big Blizzard / Arctic Whiteout
EDGE OF THE EARTH: Daring truckers hauling 88,000-pound loads will venture far north, driving over the Arctic Ocean on a highway made of nothing more than ice.
MECHANICAL MAYHEM: A long unused truck, an irreparably damaged rig, and the aftermath of an ice road accident test the endurance of veterans and rookies.
THE BIG BLIZZARD: As a blizzard approaches and safety concerns shut down ice roads, a trucker must rescue a driver whose rig is stranded on the weakest part of the road.
ARCTIC WHITEOUT: A dangerous storm that brings whiteout conditions forces the postponement of a huge job: breaking camp and moving a fragile 135-foot, $250,000 derrick.
BONUS: Featurette ''About the Ice Road''

Volume 2: Lost on the Ice / Hundred Ton Haul / Man Down / A Trucker’s Farewell
LOST ON THE ICE: A risky loading procedure could tax the ice to its breaking point, and a trucker who has missed a turn-off is lost and in danger.
HUNDRED TON HAUL: Worsening health problems and the heaviest load of his ice road career bring pressure to bear on a rookie trucker.
MAN DOWN: A driver is medivacked to the Yellowknife hospital, and the truckers must now be on guard against a new lethal danger spotted in the area: a polar bear.
A TRUCKER’S FAREWELL: While a grim diagnosis may mean the end of one trucker’s ice road season, another is forced by the weight of his load—100,000 pounds—to drive no faster than 16 mph.
BONUS: Featurette ''Meet the Truckers''

Volume 3: A Rookie Fumbles / Highway Maggots / Man vs. Ice / The Big Thaw
A ROOKIE FUMBLES: A novice driver has a rocky first lesson, and mechanical problems force a trucker to choose between abandoning his rig or continuing on, risking hypothermia and possible death.
HIGHWAY MAGGOTS: ''Scab'' drivers from the south earn a few choice words from ice road regulars, and a trucker volunteers for a dangerous mission: hauling three sled trailers at once.
MAN VS. ICE: With rising temperatures, slippery ice makes driving more treacherous than ever, and crews rush to transport machinery before the roads melt completely.
THE BIG THAW: Warmer weather results in overflows and weakened ice and makes the ice roads increasingly dangerous, but the drivers push on in spite of it all.
BONUS: Featurette “Life in Northern Canada”

Volume 4: Road to the Finale / The World Crumbles / Bonus
ROAD TO THE FINALE: Drivers who started out as Arctic rookies look back at the challenges, early exits, and favorite moments that made up the unforgettable Ice Road season. THE WORLD CRUMBLES: It’s a neck-in-neck race as two stalwart truckers fight for dominance over the ice road, but time is running out and the ocean waters are closing in. BONUS: Episodes “Road to Season 2” and “Off the Ice, Season 2"; Featurettes “Dangers on the Ice Road” and “Arctic Animals”

Awards and Nominations:

  • 2008 - Prime Time Emmy Awards - Outstanding Cinematography Nonfiction - (Nomination)
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