Posts filed under: Truck Driving

While unemployment is high in other industries, trucking is pulling ahead. Trucking industry analysts are pointing to a driver shortage of roughly 50,000. The shortage, combines with high demand, has created a perfect situation for anyone looking for a new...
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Driver retention has been a big focus over the past five years. The reports of an ever-present driver shortage seem to be a mainstay in the news, and older truckers are preparing for retirement, leaving a gap for new hires,...
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The trucking industry often gets overlooked in mental health discussions. While mental health is extremely important at all times, now more than ever, we need to focus on the well-being of drivers. Guidance during the pandemic has cut many drivers...
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Charity drives to help workers in the trucking industry are nothing new. Truckers get sick. Truckers become temporarily incapacitated. Carriers go bankrupt. Whatever the reason, unemployment benefits are not always enough to sustain truckers and their families until they get...
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Vehicle-miles-traveled tax (or VMT tax) is once again making its way to the forefront as lawmakers seek to fund the repair and maintenance of the highway system in the United States. Both the American Trucking Association and the Owner-Operator Independent...
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