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Starting Monday, Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s Tour Truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, will be at the Petro in York, Neb. That’s located at Exit 353 on Interstate 80. Stop in, say hi to Jon, and join OOIDA for a $10 discount. See the full Spirit Schedule. Air date: May 27, 2017.

Upcoming Programs

-Wed 05/31/17

  • 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 06/01/17

  • 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 06/02/17

  • 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 06/03/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • Keep That Medical Card – Getting your medical certification card has become much more difficult in recent years, but it doesn’t have to put you off the road if you take the right steps beforehand. Mark Reddig gets some tips on how to get yourself healthy before your DOT physical with Bob Perry of Rolling Strong.

-Sun 06/04/17

  • Ask Not For Whom The Booth Tolls … - Texas is talking tolls on 14 new private roads – but at least one anti-toll crusader is saying not so fast. Reed Black has the story on today’s Follow-up – along with a look at a pilot program to use zero-emission trucks near California ports.
  • Semi Supper Club – We know truckers get tired of the usual fast food fare after spending so many miles on the road – that’s why we bring you some new places to try on the Semi Supper Club. Today, Mary McKenna takes us to the down-home cooking of Buckner’s Family Restaurant in Jackson, Georgia.

-Mon 06/05/17

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

-Tue 06/06/17

  • What’s In Your Oil? – Mark Reddig discusses oil analysis, bypass filtration and predictive truck maintenance with Jerry Sims of Gulf Coast Filters.
  • 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 06/07/17

  • 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 06/08/17

  • 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 06/09/17

  • Semi Supper Club – Mary McKenna brings us the latest in our occasional series about restaurants that cater to truckers.
  • Where’s the Spirit? – Mark Reddig catches up with Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker.
  • 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 06/10/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • The Truckers Helper – If being prepared is good enough for the Boy Scouts, it ought to be good enough for your trucking business. Terry Scruton gets some advice on ways you can plan for financial emergencies and give yourself some peace of mind from John Ewing of the Trucker’s Helper.

-Sun 06/11/17

  • Roses and Razzberries - Terry Scruton and Mark Reddig will tell you who in recent news has been good and who’s been bad with some Roses and Razzberries.
  • We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Roads – A watchdog group says we can’t build enough highways to fix our congestion problems, so they’re suggesting a different course. Mary McKenna talks with Lauren Aragon of PIRG.

-Mon 06/12/17

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

-Tue 06/13/17

  • Road Law – Terry Scruton gets some trucking-specific legal advice from attorneys Jeff McConnell and Jeff Mennella of Road Law.
  • 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 06/14/17

  • 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 06/15/17

  • 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 06/16/17

  • Follow-Ups – Mary McKenna 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 06/17/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • Don’t Fix Congestion? - A watchdog group says we can’t build enough highways to fix our congestion problems, so they’re suggesting a different course. Mary McKenna talks with Lauren Aragon of PIRG.

-Sun 06/18/17

  • All That’s Shiny – OOIDA has a new truck, Western Star is celebrating 50 years of making trucks, and more shiny is coming yet this year. Terry Scruton talks with Land Line Magazine’s show truck maven, Suzanne Stempinski
  • Low Rider is a Little Higher - You’ve probably seen the trucks around – a semi version of a low rider, with the shiny front bumper unbelievably close to the ground. So how do you make your truck do that? Barry Spillman and Mark Reddig will find out from Bryan Martin of the Chrome Shop Mafia.

-Mon 06/19/17

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

-Tue 06/20/17

  • Staying Fit – Mark Reddig gets some advice on diet, exercise, fitness and health 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 06/21/17

  • 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 06/22/17

  • 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 06/23/17

  • Roses and Razzberries – Terry Scruton and Mary McKenna offer examples of who’s been good and who’s been bad in recent news.
  • Where’s the Spirit? – Mark Reddig catches up with Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker.
  • 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 06/24/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • Coping with the Heat – Summer heat arrived early in many parts of the U.S. this year, and more is on the way. Mark Reddig gets some advice on coping with the heat and staying health from Dr. John McElligott of the St. Christopher Fund.

-Sun 06/25/17

  • BRAKES – A safety program born of tragedy focuses on teaching teen drivers how to be safe on the road, including how to share the road with large trucks. Terry Scruton talks with Doug Herbert, founder of BRAKES.
  • Insurance Interchange - Terry Scruton gets some advice from our in-house truck insurance experts, Stacey Sanders and Trina McIntyre.

-Mon 06/26/17

 

 

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