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High Gas Prices Have Been Hitting Independent Truckers Hard, Local Driver Says

May 9, 2022
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Baltimore trucker James Green says making a living as an independent truck driver has been difficult lately.  “I’m making enough just to pay for gas and possibly pay the bills on my truck,” he said.  High gas prices are making his trips hauling goods up and down the east coast much more expensive than they used to be. He told WJZ that he can only afford to pay for his business and fuel expenses now and not much else.  “I used to pay $600 to fill my truck up. Now I pay $1,200,” said Green. Some drivers are also getting paid less to drive now.
Article Source: WJZ-TV

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