In episode 18 of the Nutmeg State Transportation Report, we discuss an issue that we’ve been working on for a while and need to continue to work on as an industry. That is workforce development.
Our industry has a well-publicized shortage of truck drivers, and we need to work on recruiting new drivers to the industry. One of the ways we can do that is by passing legislation.
I am pleased to have been involved in crafting CDL training legislation during the 2022 legislative session.
Here today to talk about this are a couple of folks that I worked with. From an entity called Ameelio, they are Zo Orchingwa and Gabe Saruhashi.