Truck Driver Crunch Could Send Wages Skyward

After years of stagnant wages, truckers look to be in line for several years of strong income growth as the major motor carriers scramble for drivers. The factors playing into the crunch are myriad. At the top is the low appeal of trucking as a career for wage and quality-of-life reasons. Then there’s difficulty obtaining insurance for inexperienced drivers, restricting access to the worker pool.

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