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Starting May 3rd, Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s Tour Truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, will be at the TA truck stop in Savannah, Ga. That’s located at Exit 87 on Interstate 95. Stop in, say hi to Jon, and join OOIDA for a $10 discount. See the full Spirit Schedule. Air date: April 25, 2017.

Featured Guest Archive 2017

April

Market Update - Mary McKenna brings us some insight into the current state of the market for trucking services courtesy of the folks at DAT.

Air date: Apr 26, 2017

State Update - Reed Black discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble.

Air date: Apr 25, 2017
Keith Goble

Insurance Interchange - Terry Scruton gets some advice from our in-house truck insurance experts, Stacey Sanders and Trina McIntyre.

Air date: Apr 24, 2017
Trina McIntyre

You’ll Be Sorry You Asked– The Ontario Ministry of Transportation wants to get to the bottom of what causes traffic collisions in the province. And at a recent focus group on the issue, truckers – including OOIDA Board member Johanne Couture – gave those officials an earful. Terry Scruton has a report.

Air date: Apr 23, 2017

Tilting at Tollbooths - A Connecticut state senator expects another push this year to toll highways in the state, and she’s planning to fight to stop the effort. Mark Reddig talks with Senator Toni Boucher.

Air date: Apr 22, 2017

Where’s the Spirit? - Mark Reddig catches up with Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker.

Air date: Apr 21, 2017
Jon Osburn

Regulatory Roundup - Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s Todd Spencer.

Air date: Apr 20, 2017
Todd Spencer

Diesel Update - Terry Scruton offers a detailed update on the price of diesel fuel and crude oil, including a break down by region and analysis.

Air date: Apr 19, 2017

A Helping Hand - Terry Scruton discusses bookkeeping, accounting, technology and more with John Ewing of the Truckers Helper.

Air date: Apr 18, 2017
John Ewing

In the News - Terry Scruton discusses the latest developments in trucking issues with members of the Land Line Magazine staff.

Air date: Apr 17, 2017

Dem Bones– Back and knee pain are two things many truckers experience. However, you can take action to lessen the pain and get back to life. Mark Reddig talks with Dr. John McElligott of the St. Christopher Fund.

Air date: Apr 16, 2017
Dr. John McElligott

Roses and Razzberries - Terry Scruton and Mark Reddig offer examples of who’s been good and who’s been bad in recent news.

Air date: Apr 15, 2017

Semi Supper Club - Mary McKenna brings us the latest entry into our occasional series about restaurants that cater to truckers.

Air date: Apr 14, 2017

Regulatory Roundup - Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s Todd Spencer.

Air date: Apr 13, 2017
Todd Spencer

Market Update - Terry Scruton brings us some insight into the current state of the market for trucking services courtesy of the folks at DAT.

Air date: Apr 12, 2017

State Update - Reed Black discusses what state lawmakers have in store with OOIDA’s Mike Matousek and Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble.

Air date: Apr 11, 2017
Mike Matousek

Insurance Interchange - Terry Scruton gets some advice from our in-house truck insurance experts, Stacey Sanders and Trina McIntyre.

Air date: Apr 10, 2017
Stacey Sanders

Building Roads– Ever since the president took office, everyone in transportation has been talking about his campaign promise to spend a trillion dollars on infrastructure. Most recently, a U.S. House Committee took a look at what parts of that infrastructure need the attention first. Terry Scruton has a report.

Air date: Apr 09, 2017

Insurance Interchange - Terry Scruton gets some advice from our in-house truck insurance experts, Stacey Sanders and Trina McIntyre.

Air date: Apr 08, 2017

Where’s the Spirit – Reed Black catches up with Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker.

Air date: Apr 07, 2017
Jon Osburn

Regulatory Roundup - Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s Doug Morris.

Air date: Apr 06, 2017
Doug Morris

Diesel Update - Terry Scruton offers a detailed update on the price of diesel fuel and crude oil, including a break down by region and analysis.

Air date: Apr 05, 2017

The Wheels on the Truck… - Terry Scruton discusses tires, maintenance and related issues with Brian Buckham of Goodyear.

Air date: Apr 04, 2017

In the News - Terry Scruton discusses the latest developments in trucking issues with members of the Land Line Magazine staff.

Air date: Apr 03, 2017

Food and Trucks – Terry Scruton discusses new regulations that all food haulers will soon have to meet with OOIDA Director of Security Operations Doug Morris.

Air date: Apr 02, 2017

The Trucker’s Helper - Terry Scruton will discuss important considerations as tax time approaches with John Ewing of the Truckers Helper.

Air date: Apr 01, 2017
John Ewing

March

Advice From the Boss Man - Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman get some tips on truck fridges with Bryan Martin of Joplin, Mo.’s Chrome Shop Mafia.

Air date: Mar 31, 2017
Bryan Martin

State Update - Reed Black discusses what state lawmakers have in store with OOIDA’s Mike Matousek and Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble.

Air date: Mar 30, 2017
Mike Matousek

Market Update - Terry Scruton brings us some insight into the current state of the market for trucking services courtesy of the folks at DAT.

Air date: Mar 29, 2017

What’s in Your Oil? - Mark Reddig discusses oil analysis, bypass filtration and other issues affecting your engine with Jerry Sims of Gulf Coast Filters.

Air date: Mar 28, 2017
Jerry Sims

Insurance Interchange - Terry Scruton gets some advice from our in-house truck insurance experts, Stacey Sanders and Trina McIntyre.

Air date: Mar 27, 2017
Trina McIntyre

An Electric Revolution– Mark Reddig reports on a move to use Volkswagen settlement money to increase use of electric cars – and what impact, direct or indirect, that could have on truckers.

Air date: Mar 26, 2017

It’s the Final Day at MATS 2017 - Mark Reddig and Mary McKenna report from the largest show in the trucking industry, taking place as always at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville.

Air date: Mar 25, 2017

The Mid America Trucking Show - Mark Reddig and Mary McKenna report from the largest show in the trucking industry, taking place as always at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville.

Air date: Mar 24, 2017

The Mid America Trucking Show - Mark Reddig and Mary McKenna report from the largest show in the trucking industry, taking place as always at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville.

Air date: Mar 23, 2017

Market Update - Terry Scruton brings us some insight into the current state of the market for trucking services courtesy of the folks at DAT.

Air date: Mar 22, 2017

Road Law - Terry Scruton gets some legal advice from attorneys Jeff McConnell and James Mennella of Road Law.

Air date: Mar 21, 2017
Jeff McConnell and James Mennella

The Big Show - Mark Reddig offers a preview of the upcoming Mid America Trucking Show.

Air date: Mar 20, 2017

Battling Evil at the Big Show– Groups like Truckers Against Trafficking have made huge inroads toward solving the human trafficking problem. Now, they’re headed to the Mid America Trucking Show with a class designed to get more truckers involved. Mark Reddig talks with the group’s executive director, Kendis Paris.

Air date: Mar 19, 2017

Christopher Update - For many years, the St. Christopher Fund has been there to help truckers at the end of their rope, people dealing with medical issues and who need help as basic as paying the bills. Now, the fund has become more proactive, promoting free immunizations for truckers across the country. Mary McKenna talks with Julie Dillon of the St. Christopher Fund.

Air date: Mar 18, 2017

Online Education - Mark Reddig discusses free classes designed to help you improve your business as well as white papers covering important topics in the industry with Andrew King of the OOIDA Foundation.

Air date: Mar 17, 2017

Regulatory Roundup - Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s Director of Security Operations Doug Morris.

Air date: Mar 16, 2017
Doug Morris

Diesel Update - Terry Scruton offers a detailed update on the price of diesel fuel and crude oil, including a break down by region and analysis.

Air date: Mar 15, 2017

Your Taxes - We’re into the home stretch on tax season. Mark Reddig will get some advice to help you get the best result from your filing from Shasta May of MBA Tax and Bookkeeping Service.

Air date: Mar 14, 2017
Shasta May

Insurance Interchange - Terry Scruton gets some advice from our in-house truck insurance experts, Stacey Sanders and Trina McIntyre.

Air date: Mar 13, 2017
Stacey Sanders

Advice from the Boss Man – Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman get some tips on customizing newer trucks from Bryan Martin of Joplin, Mo.’s Chrome Shop Mafia.

Air date: Mar 12, 2017
Bryan Martin

Tire Advice - When you have a blowout or a nail through a tire or just an old tire you’re removing from your truck, you probably don’t give it much thought. But scrap tire analysis can actually tell you a lot about how you use your tires and how you can get the most out of them. Terry Scruton talks with Brian Buckham of Goodyear Tires.

Air date: Mar 11, 2017

Semi Supper Club - Mary McKenna brings us the latest episode in our occasional series on restaurants around the country that cater to truckers.

Air date: Mar 10, 2017
The Ranch House

State Update - Reed Black discusses what state lawmakers have in store with OOIDA’s Mike Matousek and Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble.

Air date: Mar 09, 2017
Mike Matousek

Diesel Update - Terry Scruton offers a detailed update on the price of diesel fuel and crude oil, including a break down by region and analysis.

Air date: Mar 08, 2017

Economic Update - Terry Scruton gets an update on where the economy has been and where it’s likely headed from Steve Freidell of Central States Capital.

Air date: Mar 07, 2017
Steve Freidell

In the News - Terry Scruton discusses the latest developments in trucking issues with members of the Land Line Magazine staff.

Air date: Mar 06, 2017

Roses and Razzberries– Terry Scruton and Mark Reddig offer examples of who’s been good and who’s been bad in recent news.

Air date: Mar 05, 2017

Speaking About Speed - Reed Black and Greg Grisolano discuss split speed limits and related issues with Stephen Johnson, a researcher and expert on the topic.

Air date: Mar 04, 2017

Advice From the Boss Man - Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman get some tips on chicken lights with Bryan Martin of Joplin, Mo.’s Chrome Shop Mafia.

Air date: Mar 03, 2017
Bryan Martin

Regulatory Roundup - Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.

Air date: Mar 02, 2017
Doug Morris

Market Update - Terry Scruton brings us some insight into the current state of the market for trucking services courtesy of the folks at DAT.

Air date: Mar 01, 2017

February

State Update - Reed Black discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble.

Air date: Feb 28, 2017
Keith Goble

Insurance Interchange - Terry Scruton gets some advice from our in-house truck insurance experts, Stacey Sanders and Trina McIntyre.

Air date: Feb 27, 2017
Stacey Sanders

What’s in Your Oil? – Mark Reddig discusses oil analysis, bypass filtration and other lubrication issues with Jerry Sims of Gulf Coast Filters.

Air date: Feb 26, 2017
Jerry Sims

Regulatory Roundup - Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.

Air date: Feb 25, 2017

Where’s the Spirit – Mark Reddig catches up with Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker.

Air date: Feb 24, 2017
Jon Osburn

Regulatory Roundup – Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with Land Line Magazine’s Jami Jones.

Air date: Feb 23, 2017
Jami Jones

Tilting at Tollbooths – A state lawmaker in Connecticut is preparing for yet another battle to oppose putting tolls on the state’s highways. Mark Reddig reports.

Air date: Feb 22, 2017
State Sen. Toni Boucher

Lovin’ the Shiny - Terry Scruton discusses show trucks, test drives and the best of the industry’s vehicles with Land Line Magazine’s contributing field editor, Suzanne Stempinski.

Air date: Feb 21, 2017
Suzanne Stempinski

Insurance Interchange - Terry Scruton gets some advice from our in-house truck insurance experts, Stacey Sanders and Trina McIntyre.

Air date: Feb 20, 2017
Trina McIntyre

Ride-Along With Solid Results – Truckers often say that if they could only get public officials with them in a truck, hauling an actual load, that those officials would do a better job. Jason Beloso is a good example of just that – having just taken a ride-along with OOIDA Life Member Tilden Curl. We’ll bring you the story.

Air date: Feb 19, 2017
Tilden Curl

Road Law - Terry Scruton gets some advice on legal matters faced by truckers from attorneys Jeff McConnell and James Mennella.

Air date: Feb 18, 2017
Jeff McConnell and James Mennella

Online Education – Mark Reddig discusses free classes designed to help you improve your business as well as white papers covering important topics in the industry with Andrew King of the OOIDA Foundation.

Air date: Feb 17, 2017

State Update – Terry Scruton discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble.

Air date: Feb 16, 2017
Keith Goble

An Electric Revolution – Mark Reddig reports on a move to use Volkswagen settlement money to increase use of electric cars – and what impact, direct or indirect, that could have on truckers.

Air date: Feb 15, 2017

Medical Matters – Mark Reddig discusses truckers’ back problems with Dr. John McElligott, medical director of the St. Christopher Fund.

Air date: Feb 14, 2017
Dr. John McElligott

Insurance Interchange - Terry Scruton gets some advice from our in-house truck insurance experts, Stacey Sanders and Trina McIntyre.

Air date: Feb 13, 2017
Trina McIntyre

Road Rumors – Terry Scruton tracks down some of the rumors running around the trucking industry and finds out what the truth is behind them.

Air date: Feb 12, 2017

‘What’s Up’ with the O2 Oxidation can be both the sign of a problem and can cause problems when it shows up in lubricants. Mark Reddig talks with Jerry Sims of Gulf Coast Filters to find out why.

Air date: Feb 11, 2017
Jerry Sims

Where’s the Spirit - Mark Reddig catches up with Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker.

Air date: Feb 10, 2017
Jon Osburn

Regulatory Roundup - Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s Executive Vice President Todd Spencer.

Air date: Feb 09, 2017
Todd Spencer

Diesel Update - Terry Scruton offers a detailed update on the price of diesel fuel and crude oil, including a break down by region and analysis.

Air date: Feb 08, 2017

The Business of Trucking - Terry Scruton gets some advice on technology, bookkeeping, computers and more from John Ewing of the Truckers Helper.

Air date: Feb 07, 2017
John Ewing

In the News - Terry Scruton discusses the latest developments in trucking issues with members of the Land Line Magazine staff.

Air date: Feb 06, 2017

A Trucker-Friendly Town – While some towns are decidedly trucker unfriendly, the small community of Weed, California has put out the welcome mat. Reed Black has a report.

Air date: Feb 05, 2017

The Truck Eating Bridge - For years, a set of low-clearance twin bridges in a town along the Mississippi River have been shaving the tops of semis off. We’ll have an encore of Mark Reddig’s tale of the Truck-Eating Bridge of Davenport, Iowa.

Air date: Feb 04, 2017

Working to Make You Healthier - Mary McKenna talks with the folks from the St. Christopher’s fund about their latest project, getting truckers access to free vaccinations.

Air date: Feb 03, 2017

State Update - Terry Scruton discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble.

Air date: Feb 02, 2017
Keith Goble

Market Update - Terry Scruton brings us some insight into the current state of the market for trucking services courtesy of the folks at DAT.

Air date: Feb 01, 2017

January

Health Tips for a New Year - It may seem a bit late for New Year’s resolutions, but it’s never too late to start a new routine designed to improve your health. Mark Reddig talks with Bob Perry of Rolling Strong.

Air date: Jan 31, 2017
Bob Perry

Insurance Interchange - Terry Scruton gets some advice from our in-house truck insurance experts, Stacey Sanders and Trina McIntyre.

Air date: Jan 30, 2017
Stacey Sanders

An Evel Truck – Many years ago, America’s greatest daredevil, Evel Knievel, traveled the country in a custom Mack truck, with an office, dressing room and specialized trailer to carry his equipment. Today, that truck has been restored. We’ll have an encore presentation of Terry Scruton’s 2015 stories about the restoration of that historic truck.

Air date: Jan 29, 2017

Regulatory Roundup - Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with Scott Grenerth of OOIDA.

Air date: Jan 28, 2017
Scott Grenerth

Advice From the Boss Man- Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman get some tips on shining up your ride with Bryan Martin of Joplin, Mo.’s Chrome Shop Mafia.

Air date: Jan 27, 2017
Bryan Martin

Regulatory Roundup- Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with Scott Grenerth of OOIDA.

Air date: Jan 26, 2017
Scott Grenerth

Diesel Update- Terry Scruton offers a detailed update on the price of diesel fuel and crude oil, including a break down by region and analysis.

Air date: Jan 25, 2017

The Wheels on the Truck Go Round and Round – Terry Scruton discusses tires, maintenance and related issues with Brian Buckham of Goodyear.

Air date: Jan 24, 2017

In the News - Terry Scruton discusses the latest developments in trucking issues with members of the Land Line Magazine staff.

Air date: Jan 23, 2017

A Talk About Trucking, History and More! – Mark Reddig talks about the history of OOIDA, it’s work in the trucking industry and how the business came to be where it is today with OOIDA President and CEO Jim Johnston and the Association’s Executive Vice President, Todd Spencer.

Air date: Jan 22, 2017

Myths and Reality- Electronic logging devices are being touted as a cure to solve many, if not all, ills in trucking. At least that’s what supporters say. But are they right? Mark Reddig separates fact from fiction with OOIDA Director of Regulatory Affairs Scott Grenerth and Andrew King of the OOIDA Foundation.

Air date: Jan 21, 2017

Roses & Razzberries - Terry Scruton and Mark Reddig offer examples of who’s been good and who’s been bad in recent news.

Air date: Jan 20, 2017

Regulatory Roundup - Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with Scott Grenerth of OOIDA.

Air date: Jan 19, 2017
Scott Grenerth

Market Update - Mary McKenna brings us some insight into the current state of the market for trucking services courtesy of the folks at DAT.

Air date: Jan 18, 2017

What’s in your oil? - Mark Reddig discusses oil analysis, bypass filtration and other lubrication issues with Jerry Sims of Gulf Coast Filters.

Air date: Jan 17, 2017
Jerry Sims

Insurance Interchange - Terry Scruton gets some advice from our in-house truck insurance experts, Stacey Sanders and Trina McIntyre.

Air date: Jan 16, 2017
Stacey Sanders

Let There Be Lights! – There is no better way to light up the looks of your rig – than with lights. Producer Barry Spillman and Host Mark Reddig will talk with Bryan Martin of the Chrome Shop Mafia.

Air date: Jan 15, 2017
Bryan Martin

Help With Your Taxes- Mark Reddig discusses what you should be doing to prep for filing taxes with Shasta May of MBA Tax and Bookkeeping Service.

Air date: Jan 14, 2017
Shasta May

Perhaps the Most Unusual DUI Ever - Tyson Fisher offers a few thoughts about a traffic stop, charges and eventually dropped DUI case that involved a completely legal substance that you’d never suspect.

Air date: Jan 13, 2017

Regulatory Roundup- Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with Scott Grenerth of OOIDA.

Air date: Jan 12, 2017
Scott Grenerth

Market Update - Terry Scruton brings us some insight into the current state of the market for trucking services courtesy of the folks at DAT.

Air date: Jan 11, 2017

Road Law - Terry Scruton gets some advice on legal matters faced by truckers from attorneys Jeff McConnell and James Mennella.

Air date: Jan 10, 2017
Jeff McConnell and James Mennella

In the News - Terry Scruton discusses the latest developments in trucking issues with members of the Land Line Magazine staff.

Air date: Jan 09, 2017

Mafia Secrets – Mark Reddig and Land Line Now producer Barry Spillman talk with Bryan Martin, boss man at Joplin, Mo.’s Chrome Shop Mafia, about some overlooked maintenance items on trailers.

Air date: Jan 08, 2017
Bryan Martin

Regulatory Roundup - Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with Scott Grenerth of OOIDA.

Air date: Jan 07, 2017
Scott Grenerth

Road Rumors – Terry Scruton tracks down some of the rumors running around the trucking industry and finds out what the truth is behind them.

Air date: Jan 06, 2017

State Update – Reed Black discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble.

Air date: Jan 05, 2017
Keith Goble

Diesel Update – Terry Scruton offers a detailed update on the price of diesel fuel and crude oil, including a break down by region and analysis.

Air date: Jan 04, 2017

Help With Your Taxes – Mark Reddig discusses what you should be doing to prep for filing taxes with Shasta May of MBA Tax and Bookkeeping Service.

Air date: Jan 03, 2017
Shasta May

Used Truck Challenges - A lot of owner-operators, to keep their costs low, will purchase a used truck instead of a new one. The biggest source of those is the vast number phased out by large motor carriers. But problems can crop up. Mark Reddig gets some advice from Land Line Magazine’s technical genius, Paul Abelson.

Air date: Jan 02, 2017
Paul Abelson

Getting Into Good Health– The human body is like a truck engine – you need to put the right fuel in, and you have to maintain it so it stays in good working order. Mark Reddig talks with Bob Perry of Rolling Strong.

Air date: Jan 01, 2017
Bob Perry
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