• Truckers say the way they're treated by their employers and the general public is causing drivers to leave the industry

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Truckers say they're treated so badly that it's helping fuel the industry's huge attrition rate. Alistair Berg/Getty Images
    Truckers say some drivers are leaving the industry over its lack of benefits and low wages.
    Most don't get paid for downtime at shippers and say trucking companies don't treat them with respect.
    "They've chased off all the old timers," said a trucker who's been driving for 20 years.
    Truckers say they're treated so badly that it's helping fuel the industry's huge attrition rate. Drivers who spoke with Insider said that some firms paint a rosy picture of the industry to...
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