driver shortage

'NBC Nightly News' Highlights 'Luxury Big Rigs'

NBC Nightly News

Watch the video clip that aired on 'NBC Nightly News' on Sept. 6 that took a look at the enhancements being made to long-haul trucks in an effort to make life on the road more comfortable for drivers.

Transport Topics
September 8, 2015

Video: ATA's Graves Addresses Truck Driver Shortage

American Trucking Associations President and Chief Executive Officer Bill Graves appeared on Fox Business' Opening Bell program on Aug. 11. He spoke about why the trucking industry faces a driver shortage at a time when so many Americans remain unemployed.

Transport Topics
August 11, 2014
Government, Business

Funds for States to Train Drivers Closer to Approval

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

After more than a decade of temporary extensions, the Workforce Development Act that funnels money to states to train job seekers, including truck drivers, is closer to Congressional approval.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
June 30, 2014
Special Coverage, Business

Driver Shortage Requires Industry Action, Experts Say

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LAS VEGAS — The shortage of truck drivers will worsen as the economy recovers and as the federal government adds more regulations, so it is critical the industry retains current drivers and attracts younger ones to the profession, a panel of experts said here Tuesday.

Transport Topics
October 9, 2012