labor shortage

Why Is There a Labor Shortage Among Truck Drivers?

Turn on the news and you're likely to hear about shortages in everything from food to furniture to kids toys.  While some experts would blame the massive fleet of cargo ships sitting out in ocean waters waiting to be unloaded, is that the only cause?

A labor shortage in trucking is also a culprit to many of the shortages Americans are facing. But what is causing the truck driver labor shortage? Is it as simple as hiring more drivers?