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‘I don’t know how long I can stay in business’: Truckers’ fears have soared to recession-level highs
While the economy has mostly posted numbers that indicate health, truckers like Christopher Powell have seen their pay hit the skids.
The massive US trucking industry accounts for more than 5% of all the full-time jobs in America.
Truck drivers fear for their safety on the road — but the vast majority of them face a much bigger threat
There are long-term health effects that arise from sitting all day and the poor food options at trucking stops.
Here are the 7 most treacherous places to drive in the US, according to truck drivers who work there for a living
Truck drivers have one of the country's most hazardous jobs.
Walmart’s trucking fleet used to be as selective as Harvard, but a truck driver shortage has changed how Walmart hires
A Walmart trucker earns $86,000 on average in his or her first year.
Trucking companies are offering their drivers bonuses as high as $20,000 — but they say it’s still not enough to fix the truck driver shor...
Five-digit bonuses might not be enough to lure folks into a trucking job that requires being away from home for weeks at a time.
11,000 UPS Freight drivers across the US may be on strike by Monday — and it could mean more expensive holiday shipments for consumers
UPS hasn't seen a strike since 1997. That might change next week, with the possibility of 11,000 UPS Freight drivers going on strike across the US.
Truck driver salaries have fallen by as much as 50% since the 1970s — and experts say a little-known law explains why
Truck drivers' salaries have decreased by as much as 50% since the 1970s. Economists say The Motor Carrier Act of 1980 is partially to blame for the devaluation of one of America's most dependable blue collar jobs.
Driverless technology might actually add as many jobs as it destroys, but the new roles will be ‘the worst trucking jobs around’
Truckers won't be wiped out by driverless technology, but many of the best trucking jobs may be lost. A new report by Univeristy of Pennsylvania sociologist Steve Viscelli shows how autonomous trucking might look in the coming decades — and the real reason truckers should worry about it.
The trucking industry wants to hire teenagers to solve its driver shortage, but some truckers say it’s a ‘ludicrous’ idea that could...
Truck drivers don't agree with a new bill sponsored by trucking industry leaders. It's called the Drive-SAFE Act, and it was introduced to Congress earlier this year to lower the age minimum to become a truck driver to 18.