New classification may help Illinois fight the impact of truck driver shortages

The truck driver shortage continues to weigh on rural communities across the country.

Farmers in Illinois might be looking at potential relief thanks to a new driver’s license classification.

Rodney Knittle with the Illinois Farm Bureau spoke with RFD-TV’s own Tammi Arender on the shortage’s impact on the ag sector, what the classification entails, and how it will benefit rural communities.