Five Frequently Asked Questions about Truck Drivers and the USA Trucking Industry


Five frequently asked questions about the American Trucking Industry. Including:

1. How many trucks are on the roads today?

There are over 15,500,000 commercial trucks driving USA roadways today. Around 2,000,000 are tractor trailers.

2. How much money does the trucking industry make?

It’s estimated that the annual revenue for the entire trucking industry is around $255,500,000,000.00 ($255.5 billion). That’s the total. Common Carriers take up about $98 billion of that total; private trucking fleets make around $121 billion each year.

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