Redefining The “Typical” Truck Driver

Redfining the Typical Truck Driver

REDEFINING THE “TYPICAL” TRUCK DRIVER Who is a “typical” truck driver in the United States today? The answer to that question is shifting, and The National Transportation Institute is excited to see new trends emerge. A driver shortage has plagued the trucking industry for years, and it became particularly acute in 2020 and 2021. There’s

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Recruiting More Women to Your Fleet

Recruiting More Women to Your Fleet

RECRUITING MORE WOMEN TO YOUR FLEET Close your eyes and try to picture a “typical” truck driver. Did you envision a man? If so, there’s a reason for that. At present, women make up nearly half of the American workforce, but less than 8% of truck drivers. Efforts to improve these figures are picking up

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Women In Trucking Association partners with The National Transportation Institute to gather and distribute its WIT Index

In an effort to better quantify the number of women working in the trucking industry, Women In Trucking Association, Inc. (WIT) created the “WIT Index”, which measures the number of women drivers and management at organizations nationwide. One of the most often asked questions is “how many women are in the trucking industry?”  Of course,

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