The growing driver and logistics shortage is reaching crisis levels. According to a recent estimate, the shortage that is expected to grow to more than 174,000 by 2026. An aging fleet of drivers is one of the main reasons for the driver shortage, with the average age of a commercial truck driver being 55, and the average age of those entering school is 35.
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The trucking industry is a good paying career choice for those in high school, technical or trade school— without the need to incur college debt. Even amidst record unemployment in this pandemic, truck drivers and diesel technicians are earning income as essential workers!