interlínc: Buzz: News
Questions? 800.725.3300

Trends and Issues

Why America Has A School Bus Driver Shortage
By : Zachary Crockett Source : The Hustle Last week, Jim Mayers, a high school composition teacher in Boston, wanted to take his 11th graders...
Read more...
Teachers Put TikTok In Detention
By : Rob Litturst Source : The Hustle TikTok is causing problems for teachers, and it's bigger than just a classroom distraction Remember that...
Read more...
Student Test Scores Fall For First Time In National Test's History
By : Monique Beals Source : The Hill Math and reading test scores for the country's 13-year-olds have dropped sharply in comparison to numbers...
Read more...
Adele’s “Easy On Me” Breaks BTS’ Spotify One-Day-Global-Plays Record
By : Tim Ingham Source : Music Business Worldwide Some people were uncertain how Adele might adapt to a streaming-dominated music industry....
Read more...
The Power Of "Squid Game" Netflx's Surprise Smash Hit
By : Juliet Bennett Rylah Source : The Hustle South Korean drama “Squid Game” has exploded in meme-form on the internet and,...
Read more...
News Archives

Teenagers Being Trained To Drive 18 Wheelers Amid Truck Driver Shortage

Wednesday October 6th, 2021

By : IE Staff
Source : Inside Edition

Inside Edition visited student participants of Patterson High School who are participating in one of the first truck-driving programs for high schoolers in the U.S.
Hiring teenagers might help with the nationwide truck driver shortage, but you still don't generally see them behind the wheel of a big rig. Now that's changing.

Inside Edition spoke to a California 17-year-old, named Isabella, as she trained behind the wheel.

She’s one of several teens at Patterson High School who are participating in one of the first truck-driving programs for high schoolers in the U.S.

“There is a huge need. We’re short about 63,000 drivers today,” instructor Dave Dein said. 

read more...

Top | Back to Articles

To see the Image status and get the correct email Click here
X
Yes, I am a full-time, part-time, or volunteer youthworker.