driver shortage

Forecast: Fewer drivers

| June 09, 2011

Trucking’s well-documented driver shortage will grow next year and beyond because of fewer new hires to replace retiring drivers.

Nominations sought for Trucking’s Top Rookie

| June 09, 2011

The nomination form can be completed online at www.truckload.org/rookie until June 30.

Forecast: Good times won’t last long

| April 19, 2011

Trucking companies should take advantage of today’s economic recovery because it will be relatively brief, FTR economist predicted.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | April 03, 2011

Demand pushing pay higher, Charlie Daniels to perform at Super Show, FMCSA sends CSA warning letters, opposition builds against hours proposal and more industry news items are featured.

Driver shortage leading to higher pay

| March 14, 2011

Driver pay will rise an average 3-5 cents a mile for company drivers and 4-6 cents for owner-operators over the next 12 months, Gordon Klemp predicted.

TyroneMalone.net adds a Facebook page; more on driver pay

| January 28, 2011

Since I wrote about TyroneMalone.net site proprietor and owner-operator Ken Harris in the October edition of Truckers News and in Overdrive in smaller form around the same time, Harris has continued to make strides keeping the ...

Does less mean more? Driver pay in the CSA era

| January 26, 2011

My feature in the January edition of Truckers News investigated a dynamic more and more fleets and their drivers are seeing coming to fruition as freight markets slowly return and, consequently, recruiting staffs expand and ...

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | January 05, 2011

An Oreo design hits the spot, drug trafficking, a truck beauty calendar and ride-along pets are among the trucking news items featured.

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