driving jobs

DOT giving $1 million to train veterans for trucking, driving jobs

| July 03, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has allotted $1 million in grant money to help train veterans for jobs in the transportation industry, it announced July 3, and specifically to become truck drivers, says U.S. ...

For-hire trucking adds 7,300 jobs in May

| June 01, 2012

For-hire carriers added 7,300 payroll jobs in May, up from an upwardly revised 2,700-job increase in April.

Trucking loses more than 94,000 jobs in 2009

| January 12, 2010

Payroll employment at for-hire trucking companies fell by 3,300 in December, according to Department of Labor.

Jobs in transition — in more ways than one

| December 09, 2009

As with the 2001 recession, there’s been much talk of a “jobless recovery.” It peaked with two reports in early November: Productivity increased 9.5 percent in the third quarter, while unemployment rose to 10.2 percent ...

For the newly jobless, driving never looked so good

| February 27, 2009

Recent trucking news has reported the reversal of the driver shortage, which had appeared to be, as Jesus said of the poor, with us forever. Friday’s Wall Street Journal highlights how the competition for drivers ...

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