The Importance of Truck Driving During COVID-19

Trucking is Essential

The 2020 coronavirus pandemic and resulting closings, consumer worry, and surge in demand have highlighted how crucial the trucking industry is for not only the economy but the survival of the nation.

The transportation industry is more than just an “essential” industry; it is the backbone of our country.

The Surge in Demand for Truck Drivers

Transportation companies around the United States are looking for qualified men and women who are ready to keep the supply chain running. In an industry where the demand for drivers was already at an all-time high, the COVID-19 outbreak has placed an even greater urgency in finding CDL drivers for local, regional, and long-haul routes.

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Looking for a Trucking Job?

If you have recently become unemployed and want to enter a safe, secure industry with great pay, benefits, and an ever-increasing demand for new hires, consider becoming a truck driver.

We’ve put together a list of resources to help you as you get started in the trucking industry:


CDL Training in Pennsylvania

At Shelly Truck Driving School, we are doing our part to keep the transportation industry running. We are still accepting applications for upcoming CDL training courses. Apply today to reserve your spot in our next course.

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