What Effect Will Driver Diversity Have on the Trucking Industry?
“Foreign minorities will take jobs because they’ll work cheaper.”
Lisa Motor Lines
“Soon we’ll all be making less money.”
Bay Village, Ark.
“I don’t think it’ll hurt anyone. It won’t be any different.”
“Similar ethnicities being around each other will make people more comfortable.”
“I don’t know if what color they are will affect us, but we need more quality people in the industry.”
“It’ll make it better because you will have people from different walks of life with different points of view.”
“If you don’t train them, then there is going to be trouble.”
“There are just going to be more honest people trying to make a living.”
“It’ll help us out because there will be more drivers.”
Seven Points, Texas
“It doesn’t matter who they are or where they’re from, they have to be quality drivers.”
New Century Transport
“Diversity will become a bigger part, but I hope [companies] pay them right.”
“It’ll drive down pay.”
“It’ll benefit us by easing the driver shortage.”
“It’ll increase tension in the trucking industry.”
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