The share of truck drivers, electricians, plumbers and mechanics who are women recently touched the highest level in at least 25 years.
Nearly every item sold in America touches a truck at some point, which explains why the challenges facing the industry, including trucking companies rapidly raising prices as they raise wages, have special power to affect the entire economy.
As far as truck driving schools, there are over 70 in Georgia alone. None of them can boast the same success rates as Daly’s Truck Driving School, though.
Truck drivers are in demand, and with a deficit of over 50,000 drivers it makes sense to get your commercial driver’s license now and start a new career on the road.
The truck driving industry is expected to be in a shortage of over 73,000 long-distance truck drivers, which is more than three times of truck driver shortage of 2005.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT establishes new minimum training standards for certain individuals applying for their commercial driver’s license (CDL) for the first time; an upgrade of their CDL (e.g., a Class B CDL holder seeking a Class A CDL); or a hazardous materials (H), passenger (P), or school bus (S) endorsement for the first time.
Even the well-renowned Washington Examiner now features articles about the looming crisis about a massive shortage of certified truck drivers.
TRUCK DRIVING – A GOOD INDUSTRY TO BE IN According to CNN and many other sources the high demand for professional truck drivers are driving up salaries way above the normal. In this article, CNN concludes that many drivers now are making $73,000/year, but we have found others where driers are making even more, as much […]