The supply chain crisis is getting so bad that the U.S. is going to start letting teenagers drive big rigs across state lines
· Jan 19, 2022 ·

A few times a week we check in and see how the supply chain crisis is doing and every time the answer is "nope, still not doing good at all:"

The federal government is moving forward with a plan to let teenagers drive big rigs from state to state in a test program.Currently, truckers who cross state lines must be at least 21 years old, but an apprenticeship program required by Congress to help ease supply chain backlogs would let 18-to-20-year-old truckers drive outside their home states.

We here at Not the Bee have obtained exclusive footage of the first 18-year-old truckers setting out on their first interstate routes:

Okay, okay! It's not that bad. Frankly it's a little silly that 18-year-olds aren't allowed to drive interstate in the first place. What's the point of that rule anyway?

[S]afety advocates say the program runs counter to data showing that younger drivers get in more crashes than older ones. They say it's unwise to let teenage drivers be responsible for rigs that can weigh 80,000 pounds and cause catastrophic damage when they hit lighter vehicles.

Well, maybe they're right and maybe they're not. But desperate times call for desperate measures.

And living in Joe Biden's economy is in and of itself a desperate time!

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