Experts suggest there is reason to fear that 2011- 2012 “peak seasons” will see the worst equipment shortages ever. Couple that with rapidly escalating fuel, and 2011-12 spell much higher transportation costs for everyone. , So what is happening to trucking? Rapid-fire, unchecked regulatory changes are reshaping the industry overnight, and may create serious drags on US GDP. This special edition of Tucker’s Freight Forum reviews the changes underway and coming.