Shortage Of Tanker Truck Drivers May Lead To Higher Gasoline Prices This Summer

The National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) industry trade group warns that a worsening semi-truck driver shortage may spark higher fuel prices and gas shortages this summer.  CNN reported that industry group said about a quarter of tanker trucks aren’t on the road ahead of the busy summer driving season as there’s a shortage in qualified drivers available. Before the pandemic, about 10% of the tanker trucks were idled for similar reasons.    “We’ve been dealing with a driver shortage for a while, but the pandemic took that issue…