Driver Shortage, Lack of Highway Funding Top Concerns at TCA Meeting

GRAPEVINE, Texas  —  A stronger economy was reason to celebrate at the 76th annual convention of the Truckload Carriers Association, although industry officials cautioned that the driver shortage and concern over the nation’s lack of highway funding could curb trucking’s ability to grow and meet shippers’ demands.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
March 25, 2014

Truck Driver Shortage Could Hurt Canadian Economy, Study Says

Canada could experience a shortage of 25,000 to 33,000 for-hire truck drivers by 2020, disrupting not only the trucking industry but the entire Canadian economy, according to a new study released by Conference Board of Canada.

Transport Topics
February 22, 2013

ATA Driver Shortage Analysis Warns of Longer-Term Trends

American Trucking Associations released an analysis of the truck driver shortage, concluding that while the shortage is acute and limited to the truckload sector, long-term trends could cause it to explode in the next decade.

Transport Topics
November 6, 2012