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Truck drivers really aren't surprised that the industry's struggling to hire and retain workers

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Truckers told Insider that prolonged periods away from home, coupled with generally low pay, had made it an undesirable job. Mike Raabe/Getty Images
Truckers say the industry's huge labor shortage is no surprise.
They attributed it to time away from family, low pay, and the experience of living in a truck.
One trucker said he spent more time video chatting to his family than seeing them in person.
Truckers aren't surprised that trucking companies are struggling to recruit and retain drivers. "Everything about is bad," Leo Allseitz, a trucker of two years in Missouri, told Insider. The US...
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