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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.

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Hub Group Improves Pay for Regional Truck Drivers

Hub Group says regional truck drivers can make $75,000 a year under its new pay package for regional drivers, which offers better compensation, benefits, and regular opportunities for increases.

NACFE Report Outlines Benefits of Regional Haul Routes

A switch to more regional haul routes, combined with a slate of new and emerging technologies, could transform the trucking industry on multiple fronts, says a new report from the North America Council for Freight Efficiency.

Q&A: IFDA Exec Talks Driver Issues and Food Distribution

Any time you’re having a meal away from home, it’s been delivered by members of the International Foodservice Distributors Association. But its members are facing new challenges. Learn how it wants to address the driver shortage and more.

Labor Department Analysis Questions Driver Shortage

The American Trucking Associations has long said there’s a severe driver shortage, driven by factors such as demographic changes and an overall tight work force. The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association contends there’s really not a shortage – just a shortage of pay and an abundance of poor treatment. Now an article published by the U.S. Department of Labor has provided new fuel for debate.

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.