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Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s Tour Truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, are at the Petro in Glade Spring, Va. That’s located at Exit 29 off Interstate 81. Stop in, say hi to Jon, and join OOIDA for a $10 discount. See the full Spirit Schedule. Air date: Aug. 19, 2017.

Friday Rants 2017

  • The emperor’s new clothes Land Line Magazine’s Jami Jones gives us an example of when silence can speak volumes. Read Jami’s rant, ‘ATA much like the emperor with his new clothes on ELD mandate’. Air date: Aug. 11, 2017. Air date: 8/11/2017
  • Truckers not only drivers experiencing ‘parking pain’Land Line Magazine staff writer Tyson Fisher discovered some folks, other than truckers, with a parking problem. He offers a few thoughts. Read Tyson’s rant, Truckers Not Only Drivers Experiencing ‘Parking Pain’. Air date: July 28, 2017. Air date: 7/28/2017
  • One size doesn’t fit all – Terry Scruton offers a few thoughts on how a particular request for an ELD exemption could potentially affect the mandate.  Read Terry’s rant, ‘One size doesn’t fit all’. Air date: July 14, 2017. Air date: 7/14/2017
  • Facebook’s Zuckerberg gets face time with truckers Land Line Magazine’s Greg Grisolano talks about a well-known person’s visit to the Iowa 80. Read Greg’s blog, ‘Facebook’s Zuckerberg gets face time with truckers’. Air date: June 30, 2017. Air date: 6/30/2017
  • FRIDAY RANT: Hey, where’d that truck come from? – We often get suggestions for RAZZBERRIES for ambulance chasing attorneys. But we recently had a suggestion for one of those commercials that wasn’t for the lawyer himself. Terry shares his thoughts. Read Terry’s rant, Hey, where’d that truck come from?. Air date: June 16, 2017. Air date: 6/16/2017
  • Sweet dreams are (not) made of these – Mary McKenna shares her experience being tested for sleep apnea. Read Mary’s rant, Sweet dreams are (not) made of these …. Air date: June 2, 2017. Air date: 6/2/2017
  • Falling on deaf ears – – For some years now, the federal agency that regulates trucking has held “listening sessions” – events where federal officials go out and listen to regular citizens. At least, that’s how it’s supposed to go. Terry Scruton offers a few thoughts. To read Terry’s rant, click here: Falling on deaf ears. Air date: May 19, 2017. Air date: 5/19/2017
  • Rosekind’s job at Zoox raises some questions – Conflict of interest is a real problem in government and business. Land Line Magazine’s Tyson Fisher has one example, and he has some serious questions about it. Read Tyson’s rant, Rosekind’s job at Zoox raises some questions. Air date: May 5, 2017. Air date: 5/5/2017
  • Where was OOIDA? – Mark Reddig talks about why OOIDA was not at a recent White House event. Read Mark’s rant, Where was OOIDA? Let me answer that. Air date: April 21, 2017. Air date: 4/21/2017
  • The power and need for social media Land Line Magazine’s Tyson Fischer explains why it’s important to not ignore the new social media trends. Read Tyson’s rant, The power and need for social media. Air date: Mar. 24, 2017. Air date: 3/24/2017
  • Tennessee DOT tries to make safety ‘pun’ – State officials in Tennessee have tried to spice up their electronic highway signs, and things have gone in a ‘punny’ direction. Read Mark Schremmer’s recent blog post, Tennessee DOT tries to make safety ‘pun’. Air date: Mar. 10, 2017. Air date: 3/10/2017
  • Hashknife riders sharing Arizona roads Land Line Magazine’s Sandi Soendker tells us about a modern Pony Express. Read Sandi’s rant, Hashknife riders sharing Arizona roads. Air date: Feb. 24, 2017. Air date: 2/24/2017
  • Death by a thousand cuts Land Line Magazine’s Sandi Soendker offers a few thoughts about voluntary vs. required ELDs. Jon Osburn explains why ride-alongs are a good idea. Read Sandi’s rant, ‘Death by a thousand cuts?’. Air date: Jan. 27, 2017. Air date: 1/27/2017
  • Caffeine DUI – Tyson Fisher explains how drinking coffee could get you in trouble. Read Tyson’s rant Can drinking too much coffee get you a DUI? Air date: Jan. 13, 2017. Air date: 1/13/2017
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