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."
One comment on “%1$s”
  1. Hello Todd!
    I have read your book! And it is really so good. Thank you very much for sharing the weather app, the weather app is a must for truck drivers like us. This app will surely help in monsoon season as it will show the rainy weather in the middle while reaching the destination. By the way do you know any offline application which shows about the Petrol pumps? I asked offline app because some areas have network issues so no internet yk.

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