Equipment Editor Jim Park, himself a driver and owner-operator for 20 years, disagrees with the notion of a driver shortage. There are 10 million CDL holders in the U.S. and only 3.7 million trucks requiring CDL drivers. How is that a shortage?
ATA: Truck Driver Shortage Threatens Supply Chain
ATA sees the truck driver shortage as a problem for the entire supply chain as 71.4% of all freight tonnage is moved by truck.