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20

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Government-backed program allows teens to drive big rigs to help ease supply backlogs

Jan. 20, 2022 - Apprentice program seeks motivated 18-20-year-olds looking for a pathway into the trucking industry.

January 20th, 2022

Jan

10

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Fleets Find That Raising Pay Doesn’t Solve Driver Shortage

Jan. 10, 2022 - The flurry of fleets that raised pay early in 2021 to recruit and retain truck drivers amid labor shortages snowballed into a widespread industry trend.

January 10th, 2022

Jan

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Effort to Recruit New Truck Drivers Moves Into High Schools

Jan. 6, 2022 - An all-volunteer effort is working with educators to help raise awareness of truck driving careers among students.

January 6th, 2022

Nov

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Secundaria capacita a sus alumnos para que conduzcan los autobuses escolares en California

Video oficial de Al Rojo Vivo. Ante la escasez de conductores de autobuses escolares, una secundaria...

November 23rd, 2021

Nov

23

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Teaching teens to drive 18-wheelers, high schools creating new pipeline of young talent

PATTERSON, Calif. — Inside a classroom in the agricultural city of Patterson, California, high schoolers want to help rebrand the trucking industry. They're using TikTok...

November 23rd, 2021

Nov

7

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Supply chain stalled by 72,000 truckers who failed strict drug tests

A dire truck driver shortage that’s wreaking havoc on the US economy is getting worse — and it’s being fueled partly by tough federal drug-testing restrictions that were imposed nationwide last year, industry officials told The Post.

November 7th, 2021

Oct

30

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PHS Logistics Fox News

October 30th, 2021

Oct

28

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California high school truck driver program addresses shortage annihilating supply chain

Patterson High School in California introduced a supply chain and logistics program to senior students, offering truck driving certification upon graduation as well as other...

October 28th, 2021

Oct

28

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Truck driver shortage hits record high, threatening to hurt holiday shopping

As the truck driver shortage continues to grow, coupled with the delay at U.S. ports, products could take longer to make it onto shelves ahead of the holidays...

October 28th, 2021

Oct

28

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Truck driver shortage continues to grow amid the pandemic

With less than two months until Christmas, people are ramping up their shopping, but the truck driver shortage could be a Grinch this season...

October 28th, 2021

Oct

20

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The Average Truck Driver Is 54. Enter the Teens

Patterson High School is one of the first schools in the country offering a truck-driving program for senior students...

October 20th, 2021

Oct

19

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Teen truckers proposed to solve driver shortage

A guest on "Morning in America" proposes a youth solution to the supply chain bottleneck...

October 19th, 2021

Oct

13

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California high school program aims to help nation's growing truck driver shortage

Patterson High School in California is introducing students to the possibility of a career in truck driving, an industry facing worker shortages impacting the nation's...

October 13th, 2021

Oct

3

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Teens Are Being Trained to Drive 18-Wheelers Amid Truck Driver Shortage

Inside Edition visited student participants of Patterson High School who are participating in one of the first truck-driving programs...

October 3rd, 2021

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30

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Inside Edition visits PHS Logistics and Transportation Department

American news broadcasting program, Inside Edition, which operates from studios in Los Angeles and New York City, had a production crew ...

September 30th, 2021

Sep

29

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High school teacher works to prepare the next generation of truck drivers

PATTERSON, Calif. — Javier Diaz went down the wrong path early in life. He used drugs, was involved in gang activity and got into trouble at school — he fit all the cliches that could...

September 29th, 2021

Aug

25

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New Effort to Fill Truck Driver Shortage

INDIANAPOLIS - Two trucking associations, including an Indiana based group, have forged an alliance to help solve a workforce shortage in the trucking industry...

August 25th, 2021

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High schoolers are training to drive 18-wheelers amid a shortage of truck drivers

When thinking about the trucking industry, the first thing that comes to mind about its drivers is that they tend to be older...

August 20th, 2021

Aug

20

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Growing numbers of teens see trucking as attractive career

One school has put into practice Next Gen’s mission, creating one of the nation’s first high school truck driving programs...

August 20th, 2021

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1

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CA high school teacher becomes trucker for summer to raise money for students

Patterson High School teacher Dave Dein discusses his efforts to raise money for his students by trucking for the summer amid driver shortage...

August 1st, 2021

Jul

20

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New association aims to build pipeline of truck drivers, technicians

The trucking industry has a new association. The Next Generation in Trucking Association officially launched Tuesday, with partnerships with schools in...

July 20th, 2021

Jul

20

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Organization forms to recruit next generation to trucking

“Programs like this one are critical game-changers for not only developing a skilled workforce but also creating pathways for that skilled workforce...

July 20th, 2021

Jul

14

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Trucking association launches CDL training programs

Nonprofit group partners with high schools and community colleges to train the next generation of truck drivers and technicians...

July 14th, 2021

Jul

14

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Next Generation in Trucking Association partners with schools to train diesel techs, truck drivers

A recently launched non-profit, The Next Generation in Trucking Association, announced new school partnerships to provide CDL driver...

July 14th, 2021

Jul

14

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Non-Profit Aims to Train Next-Gen Truck Drivers, Techs

A recently launched non-profit, the Next Generation in Trucking Association, has partnered with schools in Kentucky, Wisconsin...

July 14th, 2021

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3

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DRIVE-Safe Act proponents call for greater trust in trained younger drivers

Legislation proposes two-step apprenticeship and hundreds of hours of training on trucks equipped with latest safety technology...

June 3rd, 2021

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10

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No experience, no problem: PTI doubles down on student drivers

During the past six months, the driver shortage has gone from an afterthought to a major constraint on capacity. Competition for experienced drivers is intense...

March 10th, 2021

Jan

13

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Driving the next generation in trucking

The United States is facing a crisis in its supply chain. At a time when Americans are relying on quick and efficient delivery more than ever, our nation’s already struggling transportation system experiences...

January 13th, 2021

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The California High School Training the Next Generation of Truck Drivers

As more and more Americans rely on online shopping and speedy delivery to acquire food, prescriptions, household goods and other necessities, the United States supply chain is under strain. According to ATA...

January 22th, 2021