The rate at which freight companies are creating jobs these days means that potentially thousands of new truckers have entered the industry in recent months
With the trucker shortage still ongoing and companies struggling to find qualified haulers, more is being done at the federal level to ensure a larger pool of prospective hires.
In recent months, many trucking companies have started to run into an issue where demand for their services isn't quite as robust as it used to be.
Life on the road can be rewarding in many ways, but it can also be somewhat challenging, especially for those who are relatively new to the job.
The life of a trucker may not always be easy, but there are many satisfying, fulfilling and even fun parts of the job that the average person just might not know about.
Last year was an incredibly strong year for the freight industry - as shipping demand grew and trucking companies scrambled to keep up the pace with their hiring efforts.
What will it take to counteract driver shortages? Improved recruiting and retention efforts from fleet owners are the most likely answers.
A more ergonomically designed truck cab can keep the vehicle's driver happy, comfortable and safe.
What goes into the decision to buy new trucks instead of maintaining an aging fleet?
What are the functional differences between driving independently and working for a fleet?
Truckers likely know the story with snacking on the road all too well: It's often unhealthy and leads to some serious health risks.
The truck driver shortage that continues to grab headlines across the country is becoming something of an international affair as well.
Truck drivers are among the professionals most likely to have trouble sleeping, for a litany of reasons.
For some time now, truck drivers have been concerned about relatively new regulations that limit the amount of time they are allowed to be on duty every day.
Hydration has become something of a buzzword, but that doesn't mean it's not incredibly important for people of all shapes and sizes.
While wages in the trucking industry are certainly on the rise, they're still not particularly close to what they were in the sector's heyday once you adjust for inflation.
The driver shortage has been grabbing headlines both within and outside the freight industry for years, and conditions only seem to be getting worse for companies looking to hire qualified haulers.
Many people have likely seen the news reports about how lifelong truckers can suffer from an affliction in which half of their face looks considerably older than the other.
With July nearly here, temperatures across the U.S. are soaring, and that increases risk on the road for drivers of all stripes.
There has been plenty of concern among truckers in recent years that emerging technology would impact the ways in which they do their jobs.