Workforce Development Effort

Trucking Launches New Workforce Development Effort

Oct. 25 – This week at its annual Management Conference and Exhibition, American Trucking Associations announced the creation of a Workforce Development Subcommittee to address the critical issue of recruiting, training and retaining Americans to work in the trucking industry.

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Truck Driver Shortage

New Report Says National Shortage of Truck Drivers to Reach 50,000 This Year

Industry Needs to Hire Roughly 90,000 New Drivers Annually to Meet Demand

ORLANDO, FL (Oct. 20) — Friday, American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello released the findings of his latest report into the driver shortage, warning the trucking industry could be short 50,000 drivers by the end of 2017.

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Park Avenue Relocation

DelDOT Held Public Workshop on Relocation of Park Avenue (U.S. 9 Truck Bypass)

Georgetown (Oct. 18) – Park Avenue, also known as US Route 9 Truck Bypass, is a designated truck route for tractor trailers moving through the Georgetown area. DelDOT’s plans are for the truck bypass to be upgraded with appropriate turn lanes, shoulders, and intersection improvements. Roadside improvements will be made throughout the project limits.

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