Recession Drives Workers to Trucking

Surging unemployment solves industry's chronic struggle to haul in drivers

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 27, 2009 2:07 AM CST

(Newser) – Hard times have reversed the trucking industry's trouble finding recruits, the Wall Street Journal reports. Applications have surged as workers who once shunned the industry's demanding conditions can no longer afford to be choosy. At the same time the number of trucks on the road...   Read full story »


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