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Driver Shortage Linked to Lifestyle Considerations, Costello Says

Additional 105,000 Truckers Will Be Needed by 2023, According to ATA Chief Economist

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The persistent truck driver shortage is a complicated issue that is tied in part to quality-of-life considerations, according to American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello.

Costello reported the trucking industry needed an additional 60,800 truckers in 2018, a shortfall that is expected to grow to 105,000 drivers by 2023 unless recruitment efforts improve. Costello delivered a presentation at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee meeting on July 20.


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Elvis Costello dismisses claims Olivia Rodrigo plagiarized his music, saying that’s rock and roll

First the teenage star came in for criticism from Courtney Love, the Grand Dame of grunge, who called her “rude” for imitating Hole’s album cover. Now social media users have accused her of plagiarizing a song by the veteran British artist Elvis Costello.

Fortunately, however, Costello has proven to be far more forgiving — and even encouraging — about the similarity between his music and the latest offering from Rodrigo.

After reading an article about Love’s angry accusation this week, a British teenager called Billy Edwards took to Twitter to remark: “First song on the album is a pretty much … Read More

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