De-regulation in the 1980s paved the way for a worsening driver shortage in the US 40 years later, with hauliers struggling to recruit as a once “essentially American” industry loses its appeal.
Figures from the American Trucking Association (ATA) suggest annual turnover rates for drivers has reached 92% for larger firms (those with an income of at least $30m a year), with the rate for smaller firms passing 70%.
But a spokesperson …
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