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How Trucking is Widening the Driver Pool
Driver Shortage or High Churn: A Problem by Either Name

Driver Shortage or High Churn: A Problem by Either Name

A government official expert at analyzing labor trends contends that trucking is not experiencing a driver shortage, rather she sees the problem as one of painful turnover in one segment of the industry.

September 11, 2019

ATA: Truck Driver Shortage Threatens Supply Chain
FMCSA Looking at Wider Pilot to Study Allowing Younger Interstate Truck Drivers
Drivers: Hire Fewer, Keep More

Drivers: Hire Fewer, Keep More

With an industry-wide shortage of new truck drivers, it's tempting to just find and hire CDL holders as fast as they can be found. But one good way to hire better drivers, who stay longer, is to avoid hiring your turnover.

March 11, 2019

House Being Lobbied by 42 Groups to Pass Younger Trucker Bill
Driver Pay: Making the Grade

Driver Pay: Making the Grade

The rising economy has whipped up the driver shortage and turnover situation to a froth that can only be smoothed by paying long-haul drivers considerably more — and more smartly.

January 12, 2018

Ohio Eases Way for Deaf or Hearing-Impaired Drivers to Get CDLs
Tribe Express Takes the Long View on Driver Retention

Tribe Express Takes the Long View on Driver Retention

Boasting a turnover rate as low as 33%, Tribe Express’ roster includes veteran truckers between 50 and 60 years old, as well as an increasing number of younger (age 28 to 35) and female drivers.

May 19, 2016

FMCSA Seeks to Ease the Way for Vets to Become Truckers

FMCSA Seeks to Ease the Way for Vets to Become Truckers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration wants to make it easier for military veterans to transition into civilian careers in the truck and bus industry by simplifying the process of getting a Commercial Learner’s Permit or Commercial Driver’s License.

March 15, 2016

Bill Could Be First Step to Younger Truck Drivers
Training for the Long Haul

Training for the Long Haul

Start with the basics when training drivers – but it may pay to look back to bring them ahead. Part 5 in HDT's Driver Dilemma series on the driver shortage.

May 18, 2015

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