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The money pot is being sweetened for drivers across a range of trucking segments.
While fewer truckers are women or veterans, both groups tend to be safer drivers who driver more and stick with the same job longer, according to Omnitracs data.
And, according to NOAA, a wetter-than-normal winter is on its way.
Trucking is competing with a growing 'shadow economy' of often off-the-books work.
An aging and shrinking labor pool coupled with rising demand for capacity is going to force fleets to push up pay, bonuses, and other benefits in order to recruit and retain enough drivers.
The fact is that many motor carriers, and even some owner-operators, remain vested in preserving the “independent contractor” status option for truck drivers.
Company’s five cents-per-mile increase follows a four cents-per-mile boost for its refrigerated division.