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Driver Shortages: What's Being Done to Fix the Problem

by Lisa on Apr 01, 2019.
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Driver shortages for the trucking industry have been making national headlines for years. Periodically bus driver shortages make the news when specific districts face a critical shortage. What’s being done about this? h4. Legislation The senate and house recently resurrected a controversial bill to allow truck drivers under 21 years of age to drive across state lines. Currently, 48 states allow 18 year olds to receive a CDL license, but federal law requires that they cannot cros... Read More

Big trucks, bad roads and other dangers

by Joshua on May 08, 2013.
Filed under: Commercial Driver's Licence
Louisiana is in the South, is highly populated and has several major interstates, I-49 and I-55 which runs north to south and I-20 which runs east to west, making it a heavily traveled state. Because of the traffic running through the state, the dangers are exponentially increased. The constant and repeated use of the highways and alternative roadways make the roads deteriorate quicker than one might think and causing hazards that are often left for motorists to avoid before they are schedu... Read More