A new American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) report released July 11 examines integrating young adults, ages 18 to 25, into trucking careers.
Analyzing data from surveys of young drivers, carrier interviews, and the latest workforce statistics, the research had several key findings:
The research also discusses ways to build the community-centered cultures that young drivers seek and to promote industry awareness among teenagers exploring career ideas.
For the full report, click here.
Recruiting young drivers has been widely recognized as a strategy to expand trucking labor pools and ease supply chain challenges.