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These women want careers as truck drivers. They say they can’t get a job because of their gender.

The Dallas-based trucking company, Stevens Transport, said they do not discriminate against women and the complaint is based on a “misunderstanding.”

Ashli Streeter poses for a portrait on U.S. Route 190 in Killeen on Sept. 20, 2023.

Stevens Transport headquarters in Mesquite on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023.
Female truckers filed a federal discrimination complaint against against the company, arguing that their same sex training policy prevents women from getting hired. The lawsuit comes as Texas faces a significant shortage of truck drivers.

A male-dominated field

Truck driver shortage

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