More women are becoming truck drivers than ever before

The number of women in trucking could be seeing a rise.

The Women in Trucking Association (WIT) and the National Transportation Institute (NTI) recently revealed research that highlights the growing number of female truck drivers entering the industry. Hundreds of individual firms and fleets responded to the joint surveys, providing key details on the rise of women in trucking and in fleet management.

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Alabama community college to offer CDL class just for women in trucking

A college in Alabama will offer a CDL course just for women in trucking.

A conversation that comes up a lot in the trucking world is the fact that there is a major shortage of truck drivers in the United States. There are many potential solutions – hiring millennials as truck drivers, offering higher wages, providing better benefits or perks. Some suggest that if companies were able to hire more women in trucking, it could help alleviate the shortage.

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