Commercial truck drivers are needed as the industry shifts into an era utilizing technological advancements and an updated work environment. A job that was once considered to be arduous, the sector has become an increasingly attractive for many reasons. The trade lacks almost 900,000 drivers and the average age of commercial truck drivers is 55 and rising rapidly. There is growing concern that as qualified drivers retire, there will not be enough drivers to replace them. Have you been considering what it could be like to drive a truck full time?
As a transportation logistics leader, Rowe Transfer is a highly sought-after employer for truck driving jobs. Additionally, with trucking driving shortages continuing to exacerbate shipping costs, the salaries for truck drivers continues to rise in step. If you have been considering a career in transportation, this blog will help you learn about obtaining a truck driving CDL and successfully completing all the requirements necessary to land a career in truck driving.
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The shortage of truck drivers continues to become worse, as nearly every employer in the freight hauling industry scrambles to recruit new drivers from previously under-recruited demographics such as Millennials and women drivers. The federal government is even working to introduce and pass legislation that would allow drivers under the age of 21, which is the age requirement for truckers crossing state lines, to 18 years old. With a turnover rate of over 100% throughout the past several years, many are left asking, “where have all the truckers gone?” The answer, not surprisingly, is that countless workers are turning their sights towards the warehouse sector for employment.