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TD168: Overtime Pay, 60-ft Trailers, Rising Trucker Pay, & More

Podcast Show Notes TD168: Overtime Pay, 60-ft Trailers, Rising Trucker Pay, & More In this week’s show, we discuss more about AB5, drug testing, overtime pay, Tesla trucks, 60-ft trailers, new trucking services, apps, and truck stops, and unfortunately a crap-ton of recalls. On the plus side, trucker pay has gone up. So there’s that….

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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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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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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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TD156: The First 6 Months Of Trucking – Part 1

(c) Can Stock Photo / voronin76 Podcast Show Notes In today’s main topic, we’ve got the first part of a 2-part interview with a new trucker about his first six months in the industry. Lots of good info here for anyone looking to get into the industry. But first we’ve got a couple of recalls,…

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