Upcoming federal regulations may cause a shortage of drivers, tightening capacity, and increasing intermodal volumes.
The National Coalition on Truck Parking has been formed to address parking shortages for commercial trucks after more than 30 states report overcrowding.
The Wall Street Journal reports that better incentives for truck drivers might account for the somewhat surprising numbers.
Daimler Trucks North America is paying up $2.4 million in Oregon's largest settlement for a civil rights complaint filed by state regulators.
Trucking is a vital aspect of the U.S. economy and a deficit of drivers has the potential to hold back overall industry growth.