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OOIDA on the Road
Where you can find us
Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s Tour Truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, are at the Petro in Carlisle, Penn. That’s located at 226 off I-76 and Exit 52 off I-81. Stop in, say hi to Jon and join OOIDA for a $10 discount. To see Jon’s full schedule, click here. Air date: July 31, 2014.
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Listen Online: Podcast Episodes
- Freight, rates dip in some areas
- The big party is coming soon to Joplin, Mo.
- You need a logbook for your body, too
- Tire pressure – it’s not a bunch of hot air …
- On the Road with the Spirit of the American Trucker, July 25
- When in doubt, back it up
- An exciting show truck season unfolds
- TA Petro wants to honor the best of the best
- Do you really want to pay that ticket?
- Say ‘thank you’ when Congress does it right
- Retread your wide-based tires? No problem
- Shell: New oil in your truck’s future
- Truckers Helper: employee vs. contractor
- Phoenix takes aim at wrong way drivers
- The highway bill – it’s more than just money
- Top 5 current issues in trucking – Part 1
- Top 5 current issues in trucking – Part 2
- Top 5 current issues in trucking – Part 3
- A little trip through trucking history
“Land Line Now” podcasts brought to you by Allen Lund Co.
Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with Jami Jones, managing editor of Land Line Magazine, and Scott Grenerth, OOIDA’s director of regulatory affairs.
- To view OOIDA’s complete guide to Regulatory issues, click here.
- If you have questions you would like answered you can call our Listener Comment Line at 1-800-324-6856.
Air date: July 31, 2014.
Other Items Heard on the Air:
- New Jersey lawmaker aims to end ‘fleecing’ of drivers
- Wisconsin trucker receives OOIDA Safe Driving Award
- Diesel drops for fourth week straight
- Freight, rates dip in some areas
- Pennsylvania law enforcement may finally get the use of radar
- OOIDA Call to Action: Missouri members
- Mafia Secrets
- Trucking companies and other businesses in Ohio will now get tax refunds
- OOIDA members sue FMCSA over PSP
- 2290 time
- Who stands where?
- Truckers urged to comment on FMCSA coercion proposal
- Truckers for Troops
- Land Line Now RSS Feed – Subscribe to our podcasts
- Driver distractions? Some come built into the truck
- A peek into one possible future, courtesy of Pennsylvania
- The ups and downs of reporting on fuel
- Tech perfection and the robot takeover of trucking are a long way off
- Technology is simply not the answer
BONUS PODCAST FEATURES
- Advice From Road Law
- Mafia Secrets: Bryan Martin offers some tips
- A few words of advice from Professor Paul
- Advice from the Answer Man at Shell Rotella
- DC Reports – the latest from OOIDA Washington, DC, staff on Congress
- Oil Education with Jerry Sims
- Keeping Fit – Expert Health Advice from Bob Perry
- Tax Advice from Shasta May of MBA Tax and Bookkeeping
PHOTOS OF OUR LISTENERS
- Some Spirit at Shoemaker’s
- Young man, old truck
- A few random photos from the American Truck Historical Society’s National Convention
- The last Marmon
- INSIDE THE CHROME SHOP
- ’We appreciate what you guys did for us’
- ’The best care packs’
- ’We all appreciate the support’
- ‘It was a huge morale boost’
- ’Received with smiles and open arms’
- ’Thank you to everyone that supports us’
- ’Thank you very much for the care package’
- A care package worthy of a flag ...
- A package ’filled with anything and everything I could have imagined’
- ‘I sincerely thank you all for your efforts’
TRUCKERS FOR TROOPS PHOTOS
- Hail, Hail, the gang’s all here …
- Your cast of characters ...
- Face look familiar?
- Is this the party to whom I’m speaking?
- Looking over the talleys …
- Thanks to the folks it’s all about
- Who’s ahead? Find out tonight
- Sneaky ...
- Is the Army still rolling along?
- Tallying up ...
- Tally Board – all shook up …
- Big Jim back in the day
SPECIAL FEATURE: A solution from a distant shore
Truckers start turning to shorepower technology to weather the hot and cold they face at the end of the day
Mark Reddig reports on the growing trend toward electrical connections at truck stops, and what it’s already doing for truckers who use it. To read the complete feature, click here.