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irisblue

(33,114 posts)
5. Yep. Local story on the driver shortage
Tue Sep 28, 2021, 09:33 PM
Sep 2021

Source--https://news.wosu.org/coronavirus/2021-09-27/bus-driver-shortage-forces-nearly-half-of-ohio-school-districts-to-cancel-routes?_amp=true&__twitter_impression=true

Snip--A flood of recent retirements is fueling the shortage, which has been building for a while. There's also some competition for drivers from the commercial trucking industry.

The districts that responded said overwhelmingly, they feel pay is the biggest reason they can’t find drivers. Sixty-three percent of districts said they thought pay was the reason people weren't taking bus driver jobs."

More at source & audio of the report

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