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Bumpy road ahead for US trucking industry

As older truckers retire and an online buying boom leads to surging deliveries, the fear is that a driver shortage will spur delays and lost revenue.


IT has been 30 years since Burt Reynolds starred in Smokey and the Bandit and made driving a rig on the open highway seem like a cool way to make a living. That same year, only Star Wars sold more tickets.

These days, Star Wars still fills...