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Teamsters Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Factsheet

This is a rapidly evolving situation. This fact sheet will be updated online as needed. See links at the end of this fact sheet for the most up-to-date information. 

Truck drivers in the United States work long hours (intercity drivers average 65 hours per week) and have frequent work activities that involve face-to-face or close contact with other people. While property-carrying Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) drivers spend most of their work time driving, a portion of that time involves handling freight and other materials.…