Old Dominion truck driver Rhonda Hartman was the only woman selected to the American Trucking Associations "Road Team" – a 20-member all-star team of drivers that serve as industry ambassadors.
Trucking companies have hired female driver liaisons, allowed employees to train spouses and added harassment awareness classes to try to increase the number of female truck drivers.
Women make up nearly half of the nation’s labor force but only 6 percent of truck drivers. Trucking industry believes they could be the solution to a critical drivers shortage.
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