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Backlog of DMV testing could contribute to shortage of school bus and truck drivers

There are many reasons for the continuing shortage of bus and truck drivers, but some say a backlog of CDL testing is prolonging the problem. MINNEAPOLIS – As children across the state return to school this week, getting there has become a major problem for several districts. A continuing shortage of bus drivers – locally […]

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Tow truck driver charged with death of woman in south Minneapolis

Authorities charged a tow truck driver with the hit-and-run death of a woman who got out of her moving van in southern Minneapolis in August. Jordan A. Jewell, 26, of Arden Hills, was indicted last week by Hennepin County District Court with vehicle-driven homicide in connection with the death of Stacy A. Morrison, 42, of […]

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UK rail freight can respond to trucker crisis

Rail freight operators say they have the solution to Britain’s long-term truck driver shortage. A permanent solution to the driver supply chain deficit would be a radical adjustment to use rail freight much more. This change could be almost immediate, thanks to the capacity freed up by reduced passenger trips in the event of a […]

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Lorry driver shortage puts UK on track to food chaos

The UK is running out of time to find more truck drivers before isolated incidents at supermarkets and fast food chains erupt into a deeper crisis that leaves businesses crippled by delivery delays and shortages, local website Transport topics reports. Despite the growing risks, there is a stalemate between government and business over a solution. […]

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Truck driver shortage puts UK on track to food chaos

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] The UK is running out of time to find more truck drivers before isolated incidents at supermarkets and fast food chains erupt into a deeper crisis that leaves businesses crippled by delivery delays and shortages. Despite the growing risks, there is a stalemate between […]

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Tributes to recovery truck driver killed in the A303 crash

TRIBUTE has been paid to a “truly exceptional” man who unfortunately lost his life in the fatal accident on the A303 near Andover on Wednesday 25 August. Avery Recovery, a Southampton and Salisbury-based breakdown and recovery service, announced on its social media that one of its employees was involved in the incident. The message read: […]

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Chicken, milkshakes, sweets: rare in Britain’s trucker shortage

Across Britain, a slow-burning problem has escalated into a supply chain crisis in recent weeks as restaurants, supermarkets and food manufacturers have warned customers that some popular products may be temporarily unavailable due to a shortage of truck drivers. McDonald’s milkshakes, Nando chicken, Haribo candies and supermarket milk are among the items that have become […]

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Family of Las Vegas Girl Killed by Garbage Truck Driver in 2017 Earn $ 38.8 Million in Damages | New

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – The family of a Las Vegas girl who was killed by a garbage truck driver in 2017 won an important settlement in district court Tuesday. A district court jury awarded the Espana family a total of $ 38.8 million in damages four years after the wrongful death of 11-year-old Jazmin caused […]

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Class 1 truck driver training will benefit unemployed youth

Up to eight eligible British Columbians will receive employability and job skills training to prepare them for jobs as professional logger truck drivers in the Okanagan. This is a new Community and Employer Partnerships (CEP) project from the Government of British Columbia. The recruitment of participants is focused on young people living in the region. […]

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Truck driver brought to justice for importing 160 kg of cocaine

A 55-year-old truck driver appeared in Melbourne Magistrates’ Court yesterday over his alleged role in importing more than 160 kilograms of cocaine into Victoria. The Melbourne truck driver is the sixth person charged with the $ 40 million drug shipment, which was seized by Australian Federal Police and Australian Border Force officers following Operation Ironside […]