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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

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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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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

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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

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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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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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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

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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