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Below A Michigan Overpass, Truckers Make A Safety Net

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Early-morning traffic backs up on Interstate 5 during a Jan. 11 snowstorm in Portland, Ore. Truck drivers say such conditions, combined with limitations on their working hours, cost them a lot of money because of their mileage-based pay. Don Ryan/AP hide caption

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White House Pushes New Truck Safety Regulation While Loosening Obama-Era Rules

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Wayne Berry is training to be a truck driver. The shortage of drivers is so severe that on his second day of training, he already had a job offer. Frank Morris/KCUR hide caption

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Trucking Shortage: Drivers Aren't Always In It For The Long Haul

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Eric Pennucci of Horizon Air Services, a Boston trucking firm, does not like the idea of 18-year-olds behind the wheel of tractor-trailers. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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To Get Big-Rig Drivers, Senate Bill Would Give Keys To Teens

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Some Greeks Are Finding Opportunity Amid Their Economy's Uncertainty

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The trucking industry is short about 30,000 drivers nationwide, says the American Trucking Associations. Women are joining the ranks to help fill the void. iStockphoto hide caption

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To Reverse Driver Shortage, Trucking Industry Steers Women To Jobs

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U.S. pork is among the products Mexico hit with new tariffs because of a long-running, NAFTA-related trucking dispute.   WILL KINCAID/AP hide caption

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