Trucking companies report shortage of drivers

Eau Claire, Wis. (WEAU) — With shelves full of holiday goods it's easy to assume the trucking industry transporting those items is doing well but trucking companies say they're critically short of drivers.

The trucking industry is looking at ways to recruit drivers from companies like Werner Enterprises boosting pay by up to $10,000 a year for some drivers to increasing class options to accommodate those interested in driver training.

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