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The Future of Truck Driving

The Future of Truck Driving

Technology & TelecomTransportation

In the midst of the annual consternation about driver shortage are the growing research and interest in autonomous vehicles. Have trouble finding drivers? Use a truck that doesn’t need one. read more >

Truckers Still Feeling Driver Pinch

Truckers Still Feeling Driver Pinch

Transportation

An American Trucking Associations analysis reported an expected shortage of a record-high 47,500 drivers by the end of 2015, an increase of nearly 10,000 from the year before. The report said driver shortage has been a growing problem since the industry began to recover from the recession in 2011. read more >

Truck Tonnage Gains in March

Truck Tonnage Gains in March

Transportation

The American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted freight-tracking index, the For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index, gained 0.9 percent in March compared with February. In announcing the March figure last week, the ATA also revised the February figure to a decline of 0.7 percent compared with January. The February figure had originally been calculated as a decline of 0.6 percent. read more >