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TD166: More AB5, Under-21 Driver Program, HOS Challenge, Trucker Pets, & More

Podcast Show Notes TD166: More AB5, Under-21 Driver Program, HOS Challenge, Trucker Pets, & More In this week’s show we discuss more on the AB5 situation, the under-21 driver program that just started, the outcome of the hours-of-service challenge, driver-facing cameras, Connecticut’s new emissions law, more women truckers, tips for brake care, trucker pets, more…

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TD165: AB5 Aftermath, Chameleon Carriers, 5 Things Trucking Schools Don’t Teach, & More

Podcast Show Notes TD165: AB5 Aftermath, Chameleon Carriers, 5 Things Trucking Schools Don’t Teach, & More On today’s show we’ve got lots on the aftermath of California’s AB5 law, broker reform, promoting women truckers, 5 things trucking schools don’t teach, concerns over Canada’s ELD mandate, road closures, and what the heck is a chameleon carrier?…

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TD163: Safety Blitzes, Speed Limiter Comments, A Trucker Party, Marijuana Lowers Truck Accidents, & More

Podcast Show Notes TD163: Safety Blitzes, Speed Limiter Comments, A Trucker Party, Marijuana Lowers Truck Accidents, & More Today at 6:32 PM This week we’ve got stories on ELDs and Covid in Canada, what are your rights when a broker doesn’t pay, more carrier acquisitions, yet another safety blitz, a bajillion public comments on speed…

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TD161: A New Era For The Trucker Dump Podcast… Hopefully

Podcast Show Notes TD161: A New Era For The Trucker Dump Podcast… Hopefully Today at 9:35 AM We kick off a new era of the Trucker Dump Podcast today where I attempt to take the podcast to a weekly schedule. Hey! Quit laughing! In this week’s news we’ve got three recalls, both happy and unhappy…

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TD150: Trucking News Galore!

(c) Can Stock Photo / iqoncept Podcast Show Notes Well there is no main topic in the podcast today, but we’ve got enough news, listener feedback, and other stuff to choke a hippo… provided a hippo would try to eat stuff like that. Anywho, we’ll be covering truck recalls and lots of stuff about truck…

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TD143: Coronavirus Trucking

Podcast Show Notes Well, you can probably guess what today’s podcast is all about, and unfortunately it ain’t fluffy kittens. Nope, for today’s main topic I’ll be rebroadcasting an episode of the Payload Podcast where JT Peters talks to an epidemiologist about Coronavirus and how it relates to us truckers. But before that, we’ve got…

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TD139: Understanding The 2019 Proposed Hours-Of-Service Changes

Heck yeah! The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, or FMCSA, has finally proposed the new Hours of Service changes! All I can say is, IT’S ABOUT FRIGGIN’ TIME! Seriously, they’ve been promising to make things happen quicker this time around, but it sure doesn’t seem like it.  I suppose we really shouldn’t complain too much…

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TD131: Review Of The FleetUp Trace ELD

I’ll never forget this. It was December 17, 2017 and I was walking out of the shower room at the Flying J in Fargo, ND. That’s when I saw the trucker sitting alone in the driver’s lounge. He was opening a box. What was that look on his face? Horror? Disgust? Fear?  My guess is…

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TD130: How Much Should Truckers Bend The Rules?

The trucking industry is full of opportunities to fudge things. But the question is; should we? Where do we draw the line between fact and fiction; between right and wrong? In other words, how much should truckers bend the rules? This was the topic of a conversation I had in the Trucker Dump Slack group…

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TD129: 4 Ways To Become A More Efficient Trucker

Experienced truckers know that there are many things in the trucking industry that are out of your control. If you’re a newbie who has not figured this out yet, you soon will. But this does not mean that everything is completely out of your control either. Here are some ways you can become a more…

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