Driver pay jumps 15% in five years, but persistent shortages dog carriers by admin | Apr 20, 2018 There has never been a more profitable time to be a truck driver—or a tougher time to be trying to hire one. By most accounts, the industry is about 50,000 qualified drivers short of what demand could handle. Powered by WPeMatico Share this:Tweet Related Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.