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Driver Shortage: Yes or No?

The driver shortage is a touchy subject. Some say it's just the turnover of truckers finding better jobs at other fleets. Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood thinks there may be more to it than that.

How to Use Facebook to Retain Drivers

Driving a truck can be a lonely, stressful job. But no driver has to be completely isolated in the age of social media. Facebook, in particular, can be a powerful tool in making drivers feel like they’re part of a team and connected to family and friends even on the road.

Dealing With the Dark Side of Social Media

Many executives fear social media because of the damage an irate poster can inflict. But if handled properly, even bad posts can be a good thing for your fleet. (Part of a three-part series on how fleets can use Facebook to recruit and retain drivers.)

Alabama to Allow Younger Truck Drivers

The state legislature of Alabama has passed a bill that will allow the state to issue Class A commercial driver’s licenses to applicants as young as 18 years old to participate in intrastate commerce.