October 31, 2011 1:39 PM

Demand for truckers in Modesto, Calif. to last for the long haul

In an area with high unemployment and few opportunities, one profession has continued to have jobs for those willing and able to take the wheel. Trucking, which nationally saw an increase from 1.26 million employees to 1.3 million from July 2010 to July 2011, continues to have high demand for drivers, according to statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor.

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