Vaccinations at truck stops? Trade groups pushing for them

Trucking trade groups and a group of fleets and drivers are urging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to allow truck stops and travel plazas to offer vaccinations to drivers passing through.

Some drivers, however, do not think that is a good idea.

“I don’t think they are sterile enough for that,” said 35-year veteran driver Carla Dickey. “I’m not enthused about that deal.”

But Dickey, a long-haul driver of produce and eggs for Bulkley Trucking Inc. based in Bashear, Texas, understands...

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