Carrier CEO: No driver shortage here

December 4, 2019

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Land Line Now, Dec. 4, 2019.

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A motor carrier CEO says he sees no driver shortage – so what does he think is the problem? Also, helping kids of truckers who died get an education.

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I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

From a Connecticut special session on tolls to deterring wrong-way drivers, we’ll have the most important trucking news of the day.


II. Education – the greatest gift of all

Sleigh Bells and Santa, an offshoot of the Truckers Final Mile Charity, brings presents to children who have lost a trucker parent in the past year. This year, they’re adding a new component – a path toward an education.


III. These rates are no turkey

Thanksgiving-Holiday and end-of-the-month pressures sent rates up sharply last week.
Also, OPEC meets later this week to extend oil production cuts, while the price of diesel increased less than a penny.


IV. Driver shortage? What driver shortage? No driver shortage here …

In a magazine interview, the CEO of an Arizona motor carrier says he sees no driver shortage in the trucking industry. So what does he think is the problem? We’ll explain.


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