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Striking Gender Pay Parity Balance

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September 13, 2019

Voie said driver retention analytics firm Stay Metrics has found female drivers are more satisfied in their careers, are less likely to think about leaving the business, tend to stay with a carrier longer, have likely driven for fewer carriers and have a turnover rate of 12.13 percent compared with 17.24 percent for men. Those findings could point to a future preference for female truckers at a time of severe driver shortages, as, according to the American Trucking Associations, the industry has a current shortfall of 60,000 drivers, with the number growing as more retire.