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Even without a pandemic, U.S. trucking was looking at a tough time this year. When the year began, the industry was coming off a challenging 2019, when overcapacity and weak pricing forced at least 795 trucking companies to close. It’s important to note that a great many small carriers close every year. That’s because a disproportionate number of them are lightly funded, one-person operations. Still, closings last year were inordinately high, according to industry studies. 0

Support Grows For Younger Drivers

A group of bipartisan legislators reintroduced the DRIVE-Safe Act to address the growing shortage of professional truck drivers in the U.S. by allowing certified commercial truck driver’s who are under 21 to cross state lines…

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New Truck Drivers Likely to Drop

In April, 27 State Driver Licensing Agencies (SDLAs) were closed, along with most government offices, due to COVID-19 concerns. If someone wanted to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) and join the trucking industry, or…

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FMCSA Relaxes License Upgrades

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is making it easier and less expensive for truck drivers to upgrade their commercial driver’s license from a Class B to Class A through a change to its…

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6 Tips for Passing A CDL Test

Tips for Passing A CDL Test Because there has been such a shortage of drivers the past 10 years, transporters are beginning to offer higher pay and better benefits. The effort appears to be...

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DOT Wants Easier CDL Path

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced two proposals that would take steps toward responding to a national shortage of qualified truck and bus drivers. These proposed processes would...

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