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‘What Does a Trucker Look Like?’ It’s Changing, Amid a Big Shortage

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America’s booming economy has a problem: a shortage of truck drivers.

The industry – historically reliant on older, white male drivers – is facing a record shortage with an estimated 50,000 more drivers needed to meet demand, according to the American Trucking Associations. The lack of available drivers is rippling through the supply chain, causing a bottleneck of goods that is delaying deliveries and prompting some companies to increase prices.

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