Why There is a Shortage of Truck Drivers in the U.S.

Truck drivers are vital to the American economy. However, the Wall Street Journal reported that there is a need for 48,000 truck drivers in an industry of 800,000. What are the causes of this shortage of truck drivers?

Shortage of Truck Drivers Causes

  • Long days
  • Hard to have a family
  • Sit and watch the road hours at a time
  • The pay doesn’t keep up with inflation