Truck, Driver Shortages Seen as Transport Demand Rises

TUCSON, Ariz. — Executives with two of the nation’s largest motor carriers said freight demand has jumped so fast in recent months that some sectors are having difficulty finding trucks to transport their goods. 

April 19, 2010

National Guard Training Soldiers to Become Future Truck Drivers

The U.S. National Guard is ramping up its truck driver training program, which could help ease long-term driver shortages. 

April 12, 2010

Fleets Begin Boosting Driver Pay as Demand Rises, Survey Finds

A few fleets are starting to raise driver pay, as freight demand and the need for more drivers increase this spring, reversing the pattern of the past couple of years that kept wages steady or reduced them, the National Transportation Institute said.

April 5, 2010