Trucking with the next generation of truck drivers
“For decades, we’ve struggled both with the whole driver-training issue and at what age someone is ready to accept the immense responsibility that comes with working as a driver.” – According to the article in overdriveonline.com and its author Gary Buchs
“Though I haven’t researched in depth the history of such proposals, I do know the latest Congressional bills to allow 18-20-year-olds, with certain restrictions, to drive interstate don’t spring from exactly brand-new ideas. Congress has introduced bills since 2015 that, if passed, would have changed the current interstate rules, and the idea certainly has been talked about for a much longer time than that.” – Buchs also wrote in his article.
Is a public debate the best way to address the questions surrounding whether an 18-year-old person should be offered the option to drive a commercial vehicle across state lines?
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Source and credits: overdriveonline.com / Gary Buchs and Mario Pawlowski / iTrucker