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Truck Driver Shortage: Getting Better, Worse, or No Problem at All?

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In the report, ATA projects the shortage to reach 50,000 by the end of 2017 and if current trends hold the shortage could grow to more than 174,000 by 2026. That’s true, but so are these troubling trends and statistics from ATRI : Source: “Analysis of Truck Driver Age Demographics Across Two Decades,” ATRI, December 2014. I offered some ideas in a July 2014 post titled, Driver Shortage in Trucking: Time for Plan B.