This article originally ran on Fox2Now.com on February 8, 2021.
The trucking industry will have no shortage of driver challenges in 2021 as St. Louis Community College is joining others in the state in training the next generation of truck drivers.
Rene Dulle Manager for St. Louis Community College’s Workforce Solutions division says although COVID-related restrictions are in place attracting new drivers for the program has not been difficult.
“Every company is looking for drivers”, said Dulle. “Our students can complete training in 5 weeks and immediately start a new career with an average annual starting pay of about $50,000”. She went on to say that most professional truck drivers are paid based on the number of miles driven.Read More