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No End in Sight for Worsening Driver Shortage

Trucking fleets hoping that a reprieve from the driver shortage is around the corner will be disappointed in the latest research from employment screening firm HireRight. The company concluded that the truck driver shortage is set to worsen as freight demand rises and the workforce ages.

“The driver shortage is a significant problem, and while many industries are experiencing a talent shortage, trucking is unique in that it has several factors multiplying this challenge,” noted Steven Spencer, vice president of transportation.

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