The American Transportation Research Institute has initiated new research focused on female truck drivers and how more can be brought into the industry.
AUSTIN, Texas — Trucker Path is enhancing its transportation network app to help women find safe truck stops in a partnership with American Trucking Associations’ Women in Motion group.
A new report and survey conducted by the Women In Trucking Association showed that most women regard the industry as safe, but many report they have been the recipients of verbally offensive comments, verbal threats and abuse in recent years.
A group of lawmakers has reintroduced legislation that aims to support women entering the trucking industry.March 2, 2021
FRISCO, Texas — Despite having a lower turnover rate than their male counterparts and exhibiting safer driving habits, women still make up just a small portion — 7% — of the truck-driving workforce.November 12, 2018
At the end of 2017, 7.9% of truck drivers were women, up from 7.1% at the beginning of the year, according to research conducted by the National Transportation Institute for the Women In Trucking Association.May 4, 2018
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Women looking to establish initiatives that engage other women in the workplace should start small and involve all sectors of their organization, from the human resources department to executives, according to Erin Luke, fleet sales administration manager at Peterbilt Motors Co.November 9, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Increasing the number of women in the trucking industry is as much a matter of recruiting new talent as it is a matter of retaining the employees that are already there, according to Keera Brooks, chief executive officer of Sawgrass Logistics.November 8, 2017
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