South-west freight industry experiencing driver shortage due to COVID-prompted career changes

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By Jessica Greenan
Updated November 16 2021 - 5:44am, first published 5:30am
FRUSTRATED: The region's freight industry is experiencing a driver shortage, with an extensive list of COVID rules proving too troublesome for some.

Frustrated truck drivers are leaving the freight industry in droves, saying they're tired of COVID rules and 'being treated almost like lepers' while trying to meet soaring demand in the lead-up to Christmas.

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Jessica Greenan

Journalist

Journalist at The Warrnambool Standard. Send me news tips at jess.greenan@austcommunitymedia.com.au