Professional CDL truck drivers are essential to the maintained growth of the American economy. Did you know that 71% of freight tonnage that is moved across the United States (consumer and commercial goods) is delivered by cartage companies and truck drivers? The trucking industry is key to American economic growth.
In 2017, over 10 billion tons of freight was delivered by 3.5 million American truck drivers. In fact, the trucking industry employs over 7 million people in the United States, and 80% of communities depend on truck drivers for the delivery of everyday goods. And that does not include up-stream business functions and related industries that rely on trucking and transportation logistics. Source: Time.com