Women In Trucking
We’re bringing gender diversity to the trucking industry. 2nd Chanz Truckin Academy invests in women in trucking. Gender diversity fuels innovation as well as bring new perspectives. And we’re proud to provide women the necessary driving skills through our CDL training.
Not only are women breaking barriers every day, but 2nd Chanz Truckin Academy is led by school director, Kelly Holmes. She’s always been a phenomenal advocate for women in trucking.
Female Truck Drivers in Sacramento
There’s a record number of women in trucking. And these female truckers are changing the face of an industry historically dominated by men. In fact, women now make up 10% of all truck drivers in the United States. But there’s still a significant shortage of drivers in the industry. Additionally, carriers are realizing that a fleet with women has many benefits.
- Women tend to stay with fleets longer.
- Studies show that women engage in less risky driving, and value team goal achievement.
- Females are 20% less likely to be involved in a crash compared to men.
- On average, women log more miles per year than men.
Female Trucker Resources
There are many resources specifically created for women in trucking. Their purpose is to help women in the industry connect with one another. These resources also offer support for women truckers across America.
shetrucking.com - Mentoring, education, and online community for female truck drivers. They even have a Facebook group with nearly 10,000 members.
womenintrucking.org - WIT is a nonprofit organization that encourages and promote employment of women in the trucking industry.
realwomenintrucking.com - The organization promote women entering the trucking industry. In addition, they advocate for quality CDL training to better the industry as a whole.
Excited to learning more about how you can become a truck driver? Contact 2nd Chanz Truckin Academy at (916) 309-9235 and begin your CDL training today!