truck safety

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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TD159: All Trucking News; All The Time

(c) Can Stock Photo / iqoncept Podcast Show Notes It’s been over two months since the last episode, so we’re skipping a main topic today to get caught up on a crap-ton of news. We’ve got several recalls, new emissions and inspection standards, autonomous and electric trucks, Teamster elections, the top 500 trucking companies, fixing…

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TD158: How Do We Attract The Next Generation In Trucking?

Photo courtesy of The Next Generation In Trucking Association Podcast Show Notes Today we talk to Dave Dein, a co-founder of The Next Generation In Trucking Association, which is a non-profit organization who’s goal is to get more young people interesting in trucking and logistics careers. What they’re doing is pretty cool, so you’ll want…

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TD157: The First 6 Months Of Trucking – Part 2

(c) Can Stock Photo / voronin76 Podcast Show Notes We’re back with Part 2 of the interview with Zach Smacher, about what it’s like for a new trucker in their first 6 months. We left off with a cliffhanger, so that’s where we’ll pick it back up. But first we’re going to talk about the…

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TD155: Yes, More Trucking News

Podcast Show Notes Got a whopper of a show for you today, but once again, there is no main topic. I promise this isn’t a new trend. I’ve got some good things lined up for the next few episodes. But for now there’s a fairly long intro where I talk about my company’s hazmat issues,…

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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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