“The driver shortage that we were all warned about over a decade ago is here. Drivers are now demanding higher wages and better benefits.”
According to the American Trucking Association, the shortage of drivers has gone up and down with economic trends over the past 15 years, but hit its highest level in 2018. The driver deficit was 60,800 last year, up from 50,700 in 2017 and more than three times the 20,000 shortfall in 2005.
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