TD180: Weather Apps For Truckers, Women In Trucking Group Gets Busy, Electric Truck Video, & More

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TD180: Weather Apps For Truckers, Women In Trucking Group Gets Busy, Electric Truck Video, & More

In this week’s show, we’ve two cool weather apps for truckers, an HOS exemption denial, new ELD rules for California, a new product from the Jake Brake people, the FMCSA’s new Women In Trucking initiative gets to work, a video showing the cab of an electric truck, free food for some truckers, self-driving trucks in Australia, and much more.

Also, my world has now been restored since we finally got a new Trucker Grub submission and a bit of Listener feedback.

This episode of Trucker Dump is sponsored by:

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Introduction Links:

Weather On The Way app

Truck Driver Power app

News Links:

Brake system corrosion prompts massive Daimler recall from OverdriveOnline.com

House bill looks to give independent contractors more flexibility from OverdriveOnline.com

‘We’re not going away’: Owner-operator regroups after FMCSA denies hours of service exemption request from OverdriveOnline.com

California moves to implement intrastate ELD mandate for in-state-only truckers from OverdriveOnline.com

Jacobs unveils cylinder deactivation tech to cut emissions from LandLine.media

Watch: Driving recap of Volvo’s VNR Electric from ccjdigital.com (Commercial Carrier Journal)

Self-driving trucks hit the road for Australia’s first live-traffic trial from BigRigs.com

Women of trucking criticize FMCSA crime study from FreightWaves.com

TA donates $100K to St. Christopher Fund after round-up campaign from OverdriveOnline.com

Love’s, Chester’s Chicken offer truckers free Super Snack from LandLine.media

Trucker Grub:

Mis Tres Potrillos in Olney, Illinois

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About the Author
I'm a 22-year truck driver with an interest in tech stuff. I do the Trucker Dump podcast and blog, which is all about life as a trucker. I have also written two trucking books, "Trucking Life" and "How to Find a Great Truck Driving Job."

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