Podcast looks at women in global trucking workforce

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A recent episode of “The World of Business” podcast looked at how women are impacting the global trucking industry.A recent episode of “The World of Business” podcast looked at how women are impacting the global trucking industry.

The BBC’s “The World of Business” podcast recently took a deep look at women in the global trucking industry. The podcast cites the driver shortage as a global problem and how hiring more women is being looked at one potential solution.

The podcast’s producers talked to women drivers from across Europe and the United States about their experience trucking, the pros and cons of being a woman in the industry and it debates whether women may be better at trucking than men.

The podcast’s episode on women truckers, titled “Truckers: women behind the big wheel,” is about 28 minutes long and is available online.