Bloomberg: U.S. Trucking Battles Surging Demand and a Dearth of Drivers

Bloomberg: U.S. Trucking Battles Surging Demand and a Dearth of Drivers. “The average age of a driver is 46, according to the American Trucking Association, and more than 55% are 45 or older. Many also face health challenges including hypertension and obesity, reflecting a job associated with long hours, little physical activity and limited access to healthy foods. The pandemic has constricted the number of new drivers coming to the industry through driving schools, some of which are closed, while others have curbed enrollment because of social-distancing measures.”

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