The trucker shortage is a challenge and it’s affecting everyone, says Jason Wishall, owner of Wishall Transport. The American Trucking Association says the shortage could rise to more than 160,000 drivers by 2028.
North Carolina’s new water quality requirements for large hog farms will not take effect this year as intended under the state Senate’s proposed budget plan. A one-year delay is needed, budget writers say.
The Modernizing Agricultural Transportation Act has been introduced in the House of Representatives and is yet another legislative proposal that offers fixes for livestock haulers regarding hours of service rules.