Entries by Jamey Wozniak

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Senate Bill Would Make Truck Driving Age 18

  Legislation introduced by Republican lawmakers this month would lower the federal truck driving age to 18, according to a July 10 Associated Press article.  Current federal regulations mandate that people be at least 21 years of age to drive commercial trucks across state lines, but a bill introduced this month by Republican senators would […]

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Driver Turnover Rate Plummets to Lowest Point in 4 Years

    More U.S. truck drivers stayed with their employers in the first quarter of 2015 and annualized turnover rates declined to their lowest point in four years, reported the American Trucking Associations. The Wall Street Journal covered the issue in a July 14 article, saying: The turnover rate was down to 84% for operators of truckload […]