More than 30,000 #Indian-American #Sikhs have entered the trucking industry in 2 years

What you might not expect is that the trucker in the next lane is wearing a turban. Even with unemployment at a nearly 49-year low, there is a record-high shortage of truck drivers. This year, the turnover rate for truck drivers is 96 percent. More than 50,000 drivers are needed to meet the demand, and the shortage is forcing companies like Amazon, General Mills, Tyson Foods and others to hike up their prices to consumers.   But one group of drivers — Indian-Americans who practice the Sikh faith, truckers

Source: More than 30,000 Indian-American Sikhs have entered the trucking industry in 2 years – CBS News