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    US driver shortage hits record

    November 13, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    ORLANDO, FL – The U.S. is approaching a record truck driver shortage, requiring 50,000 for-hire drivers this year alone – and the problem is expected to intensify in the next decade.

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    Rising volumes could lead to capacity crunches: ATA

    July 20, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    ARLINGTON, VA – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is projecting U.S. freight volumes to grow 2.8% this year, followed by 3.4% annual growth through 2023 – a trend that could lead to potential capacity shortages.

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    Truck numbers bottoming out, but has the economy?

    October 3, 2016 12:00AM by John G Smith

    LAS VEGAS, NV – Several indicators suggest that the U.S. trucking industry is approaching the end of an economic downturn. But broader economic growth is still being slowed by uncertainty around the U.S. election — and the global rise in populism, nationalism and isolationism, a leading U.S. economist says.