While driver pay for dropped considerably in 2016, according to the National Transportatin Institute, there has been an uptick in the last year and a half, although private drivers are still more than 1.5% higher.
The quarterly Fleet Sentiment Survey by CK Commercial Vehicle Research tracks how the driver shortage is affecting fleet respondents.
Although labor issues remain a significant challenge for respondents in the National Private Truck Council's annual survey, they continued to report retention and turnover performance far better than their for-hire colleagues.
Heavy-duty truck driver and tractor-trailer driver wages and employment rates vary greatly by state.
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