US truck driver pay rising, in steps, as market improves

As US economic activity and freight demand begin to rise more steadily, truck driver pay is increasing too, not in leaps and bounds perhaps, but in increments. Motor carriers were fairly quiet about pay increases for most of 2016, largely because freight demand was low. As the US economy picks up its pace, expanding 3.2 percent in the third quarter, according to the latest estimate, driver pay is starting to rise again.
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