truck driver pay

Does less mean more? Driver pay in the CSA era

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 fleets begin to hire again. Nothing new there during a recovery, particularly, and the slow pace of this one might seem in direct contradiction to the ever-growing chorus of "driver shortage, driver shortage, oh my!" we've all been hearing for ...

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CRST Van Expedited increases pay

CRST Van Expedited has announced an immediate pay increase of up to 6 cents per mile for both recent truck driving school graduates and experienced drivers, depending on their length of time with the company. “This pay increase is targeted at helping drivers during their first six months of employment with us, when we know times are toughest financially,” says Jim Chapman, recruiting manager. “A recent school graduate will see an average of $75 to $150 ...

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