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TD167: Autonomous Trucks and Cops, Cummins’ Hydrogen Engine, Speed Traps, & More

Podcast Show Notes TD167: Autonomous Trucks and Cops, Cummin’s Hydrogen Engine, Speed Traps, & More In today’s show, we discuss lots of new stuff: Cummins’ new hydrogen engine, new money for driver training, a new biodiesel, a new speed trap, new road closures and toll increases, and a first-ever demonstration of an autonomous vehicle being…

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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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TD164: Government Overreach, EV Battery Issues, Trucker Movies, AB5, New Regulations, & More

Podcast Show Notes TD164: Government Overreach, EV Battery Issues, Tucker Movies, AB5, New Regulations, & More This week we discuss autonomous yard trucks, new regulations, government overreach, a new trucker movie, more on AB5, the 15 best truck stops in the US, EV charging and battery issues, hot tires, what young people are looking for…

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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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TD160: Really Late Trucking News

Podcast Show Notes Well, I’ve been holding onto this episode with the hopes that I’d be able to include a main topic, but that’s still in the works. So I guess there’s no logical reason to keep hanging onto all this old news. Some of it isn’t all that relevant anymore, like the whole Canadian…

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TD154: Trucking News And Free Stuff!

Podcast Show Notes We don’t have a main topic today, but we do have a mega crap ton of news, some listener feedback, and a fun contest that could win you $50. So about this news; we’ve got a handful of truck recalls, Canadian ELDs, lots of driverless trucks being ordered, some useful tips for…

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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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