Carrier Connection: Stress and the Truck Driver

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Stress and the Truck Driver

There are many stressful jobs out there but when you take into consideration the hours, work/life balance, health risks, and pay you may notice that the life of a truck driver is high stress. Having to wait for shippers and receivers, traffic, updating your dispatcher and/or broker, finding a safe place to park the rig, trying to get to your appointment on time, only being home every couple of weeks, and the list goes on. It is a wonder why we are not experiencing more of a driver shortage considering the conditions that drivers have to work in. To view the entire article click here.

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