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Starting Sunday, Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s Tour Truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, will be at the Evan ‘Buddy’ Haston Petro in Amarillo, Texas. That’s located at Exit 75 off Interstate 40. Stop in, say hi to Jon, and join OOIDA for a $10 discount. See the full Spirit Schedule. Air date: Nov. 17, 2017.

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Upcoming Programs

-Tue 11/21/17

  • Tire Talk – Terry Scruton gets some advice for where the rubber meets the road from the folks at Goodyear.
  • State Update – Terry Scruton discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Wed 11/22/17

  • Follow-Ups – Mark Reddig gives us more information about some of the most interesting news of the day.
  • Market Update – Terry Scruton brings us some insight into the current state of the market for trucking services courtesy of the folks at DAT.
  • 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.

-Thu 11/23/17

  • Something for Stevie – The Land Line Now crew presents a holiday tradition – a “radio theater” presentation of the trucker holiday short story “Something for Stevie” by author Dan Anderson.
  • State Update – Terry Scruton discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Fri 11/24/17

  • Advice From the Boss Man -Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman get some tips from Bryan Martin of Joplin, Mo.’s Chrome Shop Mafia.
  • Where’s the Spirit? – Mark Reddig catches up with Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker.

-Sat 11/25/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • A New Boss for the Buddies - For decades now, Trucker Buddy has helped teachers to teach and schoolchildren to learn, by making truckers pen pals for an entire class. Now, that program is undergoing a big change with its first new executive director in eight years. Mark Reddig has a report.

-Sun 11/26/17

  • The Flu is Back - Every year, we can count on certain things. Holidays, four seasons, bad Mondays at work –flu season. Mark Reddig reviews what happened last year and discuss how to avoid the illness this year with Doctor John McElligott of the St. Christopher Fund.
  • Insurance Interchange - Terry Scruton gets some advice from our in-house truck insurance experts, Stacey Sanders and Trina McIntyre.

-Mon 11/27/17

  • The New Activism in Trucking – Quebec – Mark Reddig kicks off an investigative series on Land Line Now looking at how truckers have become involved in protests calling for change. In the first installment, he’ll tell us about a group of more than 750 truckers who circled the parliament building in Quebec City over a regulatory change for which owner-operators received virtually no notice.

-Tue 11/28/17

  • Stay Healthy and Fit – Mark Reddig gets some advice on avoiding the flu from Bob Perry of Rolling Strong.
  • State Update – Reed Black discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Wed 11/29/17

  • The New Activism in Trucking – D.C. Part I – Mark Reddig reports on one of two groups that conducted protests earlier this year in our nation’s capital, ELD or Me.
  • Market Update – Terry Scruton brings us some insight into the current state of the market for trucking services courtesy of the folks at DAT.
  • 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.

-Thu 11/30/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • State Update – Reed Black discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Fri 12/01/17

  • The New Activism in Trucking – D.C. Part II – Mark Reddig discusses the actions and goals of Black and Blue, a group that conducted protests earlier this year in Washington, D.C.
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  • 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.

-Sat 12/02/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • Advice From the Boss Man -Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman get some tips from Bryan Martin of Joplin, Mo.’s Chrome Shop Mafia.

-Sun 12/03/17

  • Be Prepared to Stop - America’s infrastructure is falling apart, and two California women have put together a documentary designed to get the public involved in solving the problem. Today, we’ll bring you an encore of Mark Reddig’s two-part interview with filmmakers Jennifer Clymer and MJ Miller.

-Mon 12/04/17

  • The New Activism in Trucking – Sikh Drivers Speak Out – Mark Reddig reports on truckers who are part of the Sikh religion who organized a protest in California and provide significant support for protests in our nation’s capital.
  • In the News -Terry Scruton discusses the latest developments in trucking issues with members of the Land Line Magazine staff.

-Tue 12/05/17

  • The Truckers Helper – Terry Scruton gets some advice about business, bookkeeping, accounting and everything trucking from John Ewing of the Truckers Helper.
  • State Update – Reed Black discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Wed 12/06/17

  • The New Activism in Trucking – What’s Next – Mark Reddig discusses how the new activism can be turned into actual change with a panel of experts.
  • Market Update – Terry Scruton brings us some insight into the current state of the market for trucking services courtesy of the folks at DAT.
  • 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.

-Thu 12/07/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • State Update – Reed Black discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Fri 12/08/17

  • Advice From the Boss Man -Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman get some tips from Bryan Martin of Joplin, Mo.’s Chrome Shop Mafia.
  • Where’s the Spirit? – Mark Reddig catches up with Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker.

-Sat 12/09/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • Advice From the Boss Man -Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman get some tips from Bryan Martin of Joplin, Mo.’s Chrome Shop Mafia.

-Sun 12/10/17

  • An Actor With One Hand on the Wheel -Donal Logue is a name you may not know, but you almost certainly know his face. He’s acted in more than 100 TV programs and movies, including starring roles. What you may not know is that he has a direct connection to the trucking industry, and immense respect for the people behind the wheel. Terry Scruton and Mark Schremmer have his story.

-Mon 12/11/17

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

-Tue 12/12/17

  • State Update – Reed Black discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Wed 12/13/17

  • Follow-Ups – Reed Black gives us more information about some of the most interesting news of the day.
  • Market Update – Terry Scruton brings us some insight into the current state of the market for trucking services courtesy of the folks at DAT.
  • 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.

-Thu 12/14/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • State Update – Reed Black discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Fri 12/15/17

  • Follow-Ups – Reed Black gives us more information about some of the most interesting news of the day.
  • Where’s the Spirit? – Mark Reddig catches up with Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker.

-Sat 12/16/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • What you need to know about taxes – Mark Reddig gets some sound advice from Shasta May of MBA Tax and Bookkeeping Service

-Sun 12/17/17

  • The Big Rig Race – Greg Grisolano of Land Line Magazine brings us right into the cab with him as he rides along with one of the semis in the Bandit Racing Series at a Missouri NASCAR track.
  • When is a Car Hauler Not a Car Hauler? – Mark Reddig talks with a trucker who hauls cars, but due to a regulatory fluke, is not considered an auto transporter by regulatory authorities. Plus, Mike Matousek joins the program to discuss the search for a solution.

-Mon 12/18/17

  • In the News -Terry Scruton discusses the latest developments in trucking issues with members of the Land Line Magazine staff.
  • Trucking Christmas Carol –OOIDA’s own Norita Taylor turns a holiday classic into a trucking tune in a Land Line Now tradition inspired by trucking writer Bill Hudgins.

-Tue 12/191/17

  • All That’s Shiny – Terry Scruton discusses show trucks, truck shows and test drives with Land Line Magazine’s Maven of all that’s Marvelous, Suzanne Stempinski.
  • State Update – Reed Black discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.
  • Trucking Christmas Carol –Former Land Line Magazine staffer and troubadour Dave Tanner brings us a trucking version of a holiday classic, inspired by trucking writer Bill Hudgins.

-Wed 12/20/17

  • Follow-Ups – Reed Black gives us more information about some of the most interesting news of the day.
  • Market Update – Terry Scruton brings us some insight into the current state of the market for trucking services courtesy of the folks at DAT.
  • 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.
  • Trucking Christmas Carol –OOIDA’s own Norita Taylor and Steve Nickell deliver some holiday magic in musical form – with a trucking twist, inspired by trucking writer Bill Hudgins.

-Thu 12/21/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • State Update – Reed Black discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.
  • Trucking Christmas Carol –Land Line Now’s Mary McKenna and OOIDA’s own Steve Nickell offer a little holiday tune with a tractor-trailer feel –inspired by trucking writer Bill Hudgins.

-Fri 12/22/17

  • Trucking Christmas Carol –Land Line Now brings you the newest in our series of trucking Christmas Carols, a tradition on our show inspired by trucking writer Bill Hudgins.

-Sat 12/23/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • Roses and Razzberries – Terry Scruton and Mary McKenna offer examples of who’s been good and who’s been bad in recent news.

-Sun 12/24/17

  • Making a Dream Come True - An illness has likely ended a teenager’s dream of driving a big rig. However, a group of truckers heard about it, and did what they could to fulfill at least part of his dream. Mary McKenna has the story.

-Mon 12/25/17

  • Truckers Christmas Tale – A reading of a truckers’ version of  “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” by the late Richard Fatherly.
  • WWII Memories – A visit with Mrs. Pauline Meyers of Independence, Mo., about how a trucker helped her visit an injured brother during World War II.
  • The Hudgins Holiday Sing-Along – Trucking versions of your favorite Christmas Carols.

-Tue 12/26/17

  • Cold Weather Advice – Mark Reddig finds out what health problems you may face in cold weather, and both how to prepare and how to cope when the weather turns wintry.
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