Podcast Show Notes
TD172: Railroad Strike Averted, Safety Blitz Results, Automatic Emergency Braking Failures, Pony Express-Style Trucking, & More
In today’s show, we’ll be talking about averting a major railroad strike, absentee voter info by state, trucker blitz results and automatic emergency braking testing, a Pony Express-style trucking startup, new healthy eating options, truckers and overtime, some really weird recalls, and much more.
As for listener feedback, Trailrider shares his thoughts on drivers not having any hours-of-service rules, while Shy Guy gives me an opportunity to recommend some of the podcasts I’m currently listening to.
This episode of Trucker Dump is sponsored by:
- Porter Freight Funding – So many services to offer, including Factoring, Dispatching, Freight Brokering, Fuel Cards, Insurance, and Compliance. Call 205-397-0934 to learn more.
Western Star trucks recalled for hood issue from LandLine.media
We haven’t completely dodged a ‘disastrous’ rail strike, rail workers say from FreightWaves.com
Truckers’ overtime bill introduced in Senate from LandLine.media
Kentucky targets commercial motor vehicles with driver-focused cameras from LandLine.media
Cummins signs up Werner for 500 hydrogen internal combustion engines from LandLine.media
Pony Express-style freight? Startup hopes to shorten long hauls, transform rural America from OverdriveOnline.com
How to make sure your vote gets counted as deadlines approach from OverdriveOnline.com
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- Stuff You Should Know
- Planet Money
- The Newsworthy
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