women in trucking

Men three times more likely to speed than women

When it comes to driving, there are all sorts of gender stereotypes. Women are safer drivers, men are better drivers, and young male drivers are more prone to breaking drink driving rules…

Advice for women wanting to drive a truck for a living

There’s no point trying to dress it up: trucking used to be a man’s game. But, thankfully, things are starting to change.

More female drivers could cut road fatalities, according to research

Transport companies should look to add more women to their workforce to improve safety, according to researchers at the University of Westminster.

Why so few women truckers?

The numbers are growing, but there’s more work to be done to get women into trucking. Speaking ahead of International Women’s Day on 8 March, Ellen Voie, president and CEO of the Women in Trucking Association, said: “There are more women, just not enough.”

Women in trucking: It’s time for change

Trucking has always been a male-dominated profession. Today, women make up just 7% of the driver workforce and about 14% of management.