Tag: Truck Driver shortages

Why Truck Driver Shortages Could Cause Gas Prices to Spike Soon

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This summer, don’t be surprised if some gas stations have signs hanging up that say, “Sorry, we don’t have any gas.” And it’s not because of a lack of oil or gasoline production. Nope. It’s because there aren’t enough drivers to deliver fuel to gas stations. The Impact of Driver Shortages on Fuel Prices In… Read more »

Shortages Put Experienced Truck Drivers in Demand

Truck Driver Shortages

If you read this blog regularly, you’ll notice a trend: the trucking industry is growing but there aren’t enough qualified drivers. Right now there’s a need for about 35,000 more drivers, and that could grow to a staggering 240,000 in the next decade according to the American Trucking Association. Take, for instance, the Central Valley… Read more »

Could Teenagers Be The Answer To Truck Driver Shortages?

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Being in the trucking industry, it’s no secret that there’s a serious shortage of truck drivers throughout the United States. In fact, the American Truck Driving Association projects a shortage of nearly 240,000 drivers by 2022, according to a recent article. 240,000 drivers, we’ll let that sink in because that’s a LOT of jobs to… Read more »

The Reasons Behind The Truck Driver Shortage

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Transporting freight by truck is still very important to our economy. Many of the goods that our stores and homes house were delivered by truck. The most crucial aspect to trucking are the drivers. Trucking companies put a lot of responsibility upon their drivers to successfully and safely carry freight all over the country. However,… Read more »