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A Family Road Trip Maybe Hard This Year

At the gas station.

If your planning a family getaway across the country this year, heads up The US could face a Summer gas shortage, not because of a lack of fuel – but due to a lack of truck drivers to haul the fuel around the country.

National Tank Truck Carriers say around 25% of the country’s tank trucks are sitting parked because there aren’t enough qualified tank truck drivers.

Many tank truck drivers left the business during the pandemic due to a lack of work.  Everyone was staying home and didn’t need to fuel their cars.

Due to this shortage of drivers, experts say Summer gas prices could rise to around $3 per gallon… or some gas stations might not have a steady supply of fuel for customers ready to gas up for road trips


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