Many trucking companies are now facing the same problem: They have a lot of shipping opportunities but few drivers.
The trucking industry provides many people with the opportunity to earn a good living by hauling goods from one part of the country to the other.
States have joined an initiative to make roads safer for truckers by providing real-time information about places drivers can park safely to rest.
Within the trucking industry, a lot of attention is paid to drivers' physical health - and rightly so - often with little discussion of their mental health.
The national shortage of people ready and able to contribute to the growing shipping boom seen across the U.S. over the past few years has been a big issue.
The image of a gear-jamming trucker with a hand on the stick is a classic bit of Americana, but advancing technology may change that in the near future.
It's no mystery that junk food and a lack of exercise opportunities are prevalent in the trucking industry and can lead to negative health outcomes.
Any trucker who has spent a few years on the road knows the job can come with wait times.
Truck drivers face a serious health risk from sunlight if they don't properly protect themselves.
Demand for professional shipping services has been on the rise for quite some time.
Normally, the only shoulders truck drivers worry about are the ones on the side of the road.
The good news for those in the trucking industry is that business is booming.
It is well-known in the trucking industry that more probably needs to be done to ensure drivers are able to stay happy and healthy as they traverse the nation's highways.
Demand for well-trained, safe truck drivers is on the rise nationwide as the need to send more freight over the highways and byways continues to rise with e-commerce.
The sheer size of the trucking workforce and reach nationwide puts it in a unique position to help out good causes when it can.
Many of the conditions on the nation's highways and byways can be perilous for drivers in certain situations.
The need for fast, on-time shipping never stops for anything, no matter how bad conditions on the roads get.
Much has been made of the trucker shortage now facing a number of companies across the industry, and for good reason.
Over the past few years, there has been a lot of attention nationwide paid to the ways in which people obtain health insurance each year, and a new change could end up being of significant benefit to truckers.
With so much importance understandably placed on safety in the trucking industry, it's no surprise that the federal government always wants to ensure it has as much information as possible about drivers' routines and practices.