March 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Deborah Lockridge
In the face of a shrinking, aging driver population with high levels of driver turnover the trucking industry and individual carriers are looking for ways to expand the driver pool.
Tags: Driver Shortage, Veterans, Women Drivers, Driver Dilemma
November 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Tom Berg
“Veterans make excellent employees,” says Boyd Stephenson, who heads the American Trucking Associations’ driver licensing efforts. “They’re conscientious, they’re focused, they’re responsible; they’re everything you could want in an employee.”
Tags: Ryder, ATA, Veterans, Schneider, Hiring Veterans
May 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Oliver Patton
In the past two years, 34 states have adopted laws that allow motor vehicle departments to waive the CDL skills test for qualified military veterans, the Obama administration says in a new report. Nine more states plus the District of Columbia are considering legislation to do the same thing.
Tags: FMCSA, ATA, Driver Shortage, Veterans, Immigration reform, Drivers, Recruiting
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