How to Build Up Trucking's Workforce With Labor Secretary Marty Walsh
May 16, 2022
ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello estimates that the industry needs at least 80,000 drivers today and more in the future to account for rising freight levels. The Biden administration has made efforts in the past year to encourage more men and women to enter the trucking industry. With the Department of Transportation and Department of Labor working in cooperation with industry stakeholders for paid apprenticeship and training programs, how successful are these efforts? In this special edition of Newsmakers, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh joins TT's Eugene Mulero and Dan Ronan to discuss the industry's workforce concerns, changing perceptions of trade professions, and partnering with public and private groups to work toward a common goal.
Dr. Todd Simo of HireRight on Sleep Apnea
May 8, 2016
Dr. Todd Simo of HireRight talks with TT's Neil Abt about the prevalence of sleep apnea among truck drivers and how it is diagnosed, and the importance of that diagnosis to safety. Part of our May 18 LiveOnWeb program on Driver Health and Wellness from A to Zzzzz. Catch the replay at bit.ly/TT-LOW0518.