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2018 Archive

April

A Bit of History - We’ll have an encore presentation of an interview with two of OOIDA’s founders – longtime President and CEO Jim Johnston, who passed away earlier this year, and Al Hannah, who preceded Jim as president.

Air date: Apr 23, 2018

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

Air date: Apr 22, 2018
Stacey Sanders

Babin Continues to Fight for Truckers - Congressman Brian Babin of Texas has been a champion for causes near and dear to truckers. After leading a charge to try and repeal the ELD mandate last year, he returns this year with a bill aimed at giving truckers some flexibility in the Hours of Service regulations. Mary McKenna talks to the man himself about the effort and how you can help.

Air date: Apr 21, 2018
Rep. Brian Babin

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

Air date: Apr 20, 2018
Bryan Martin

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

Air date: Apr 19, 2018
Lewie Pugh

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 18, 2018

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.

Air date: Apr 17, 2018
Mike Matousek

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

Air date: Apr 16, 2018
Trina McIntyre

Ready or not, it’s tax time - Like it or not, it’s income tax season and that means it’s time to gather up your paperwork and get ready. Terry Scruton talks about some tax problems and situations unique to trucking operations with John Ewing of The Trucker’s Helper.

Air date: Apr 15, 2018
John Ewing

The Cost of CARB - Mark Reddig talks with OOIDA Life Member Tilden Curl about how much he has had to spend to comply with regulations from the California Air Resources Board.

Air date: Apr 14, 2018

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

Air date: Apr 13, 2018

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

Air date: Apr 12, 2018
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: Apr 11, 2018

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

Air date: Apr 10, 2018
Keith Goble

Does all the new technology in trucks really help safety? Or does it make things less safe? Mark Reddig has a report.

Air date: Apr 09, 2018

Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman get some tips from Bryan Martin of Joplin, Mo.’s Chrome Shop Mafia.

Air date: Apr 08, 2018

Mark Reddig discusses allergies – what causes them and how to cope with them – with Dr. John McElligott of the St. Christopher Fund.

Air date: Apr 07, 2018

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

Air date: Apr 06, 2018

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

Air date: Apr 05, 2018

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 04, 2018

What’s in Your Oil - Mark Reddig discusses oil analysis, bypass filtration and other things you can do to extend the life of your engine with Jerry Sims of Gulf Coast Filters.

Air date: Apr 03, 2018
Jerry Sims

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

Air date: Apr 02, 2018
Trina McIntyre

By the Hour – Mary McKenna reports on a Canadian company that decided not to follow the common model for paying truck drivers.

Air date: Apr 01, 2018

March

The Truckers Helper - Terry Scruton discusses business, bookkeeping, general business practices and more with John Ewing of the Truckers Helper.

Air date: Mar 31, 2018
John Ewing

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

Air date: Mar 30, 2018
Jon Osburn

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

Air date: Mar 29, 2018
Jay Grimes

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 28, 2018

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

Air date: Mar 27, 2018
Keith Goble

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

Air date: Mar 26, 2018

While You Were Waiting – Mary McKenna discusses a recent DOT study of detention time and what it might mean to you with Andrew King of the OOIDA Foundation.

Air date: Mar 25, 2018

Staying Fit and Healthy - Mark Reddig discusses diet, exercise and overall health with Bob Perry of Rolling Strong.

Air date: Mar 24, 2018
Bob Perry

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

Air date: Mar 23, 2018
Bryan Martin

A Face-to-Face with Martinez - Recently, two of OOIDA’s top leaders, Todd Spencer and Lewie Pugh, traveled to D.C. to meet with the new administrator of FMCSA, members of Congress with a big impact on transportation, and with congressional staff trying to understand an important trucking issue. Mark Reddig talks to them about that visit.

Air date: Mar 22, 2018
Ray Martinez

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 21, 2018

Tax Advice - Mark Reddig discusses the ins and outs of tax season with Shasta May of MBA Tax and Bookkeeping Service.

Air date: Mar 20, 2018
Shasta May

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

Air date: Mar 19, 2018
Trina McIntyre

A MATS preview – It’s four days until the start of this year’s Mid America Trucking Show – and it’s looking to be another great event. Mark Reddig finds out some of what’s happening this year from Toby Young of Exhibit Management Associates, which produces the annual show.

Air date: Mar 18, 2018

Pounding the Pavement - Infrastructure – mainly meaning roads and bridges – was a big topic in the State of the Union Address. But what might result from the president’s words? Mary McKenna speaks with OOIDA Acting President Todd Spencer and Patrick McKenna, Director of the Missouri DOT and member of the Executive Committee with AASHTO – American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials – for their reaction.

Air date: Mar 17, 2018

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

Air date: Mar 16, 2018

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.

Air date: Mar 15, 2018
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 14, 2018

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 13, 2018
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 12, 2018

Where the Rubber Meets the Road - Terry Scruton gets some advice on getting the most out of your tires from the folks at Goodyear.

Air date: Mar 11, 2018

Semi Supper Club - Mark Reddig brings us the latest in our occasional series about restaurants that cater to truckers.

Air date: Mar 10, 2018

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 09, 2018

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

Air date: Mar 08, 2018
Jay Grimes

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 07, 2018

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.

Air date: Mar 06, 2018
Keith Goble

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

Air date: Mar 05, 2018
Stacey Sanders

I Hear the Train a comin’ - If you ever hear what sounds like a train, but you're nowhere near the tracks, it's sure to be some trucker who wanted to leave a real impression with other drivers. Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman discuss train horns and other noise with Bryan Martin of the Chrome Shop Mafia.

Air date: Mar 04, 2018
Bryan Martin

As You Get Older… - Mark Reddig talks with Doctor John McElligott, the medical director of the St. Christopher Fund and a physician with Occupational Health Systems of Knoxville, Tenn., about the aging trucker.

Air date: Mar 03, 2018
Dr. John McElligott

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

Air date: Mar 02, 2018
Jon Osburn

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.

Air date: Mar 01, 2018
Keith Goble

February

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 28, 2018

All That’s Shiny - Terry Scruton talks show trucks, test drives and all the things truckers love about big machines with Land Line Magazine’s Suzanne Stempinski.

Air date: Feb 27, 2018
Suzanne Stempinski

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

Air date: Feb 26, 2018

Getting Healthy - Mark Reddig gets some tips on health, diet and exercise from Bob Perry of Rolling Strong.

Air date: Feb 25, 2018
Bob Perry

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

Air date: Feb 24, 2018
Jerry Sims

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 23, 2018

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

Air date: Feb 22, 2018
Jay Grimes

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 21, 2018

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

Air date: Feb 20, 2018
Jeff McConnell and James Mennella

ELD Problems and Solutions - Terry Scruton has two reports – one on overall ELD problems and what you can do about them, and another about how you can get relief from the government if your ELD simply won’t work, no matter what you do.

Air date: Feb 19, 2018

Farewell to Trucking - An owner-operator with years of experience is leaving the industry in the wake of the ELD mandate. Mary McKenna has the story.

Air date: Feb 18, 2018

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

Air date: Feb 17, 2018
Jeff McConnell and James Mennella

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

Air date: Feb 16, 2018

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

Air date: Feb 15, 2018
Jay Grimes

Fixing the Big Problem - Acting OOIDA President Todd Spencer comes on the program with news about an important action by OOIDA on one of the hottest issues in trucking right now.

Air date: Feb 14, 2018
Todd Spencer

The Trucker’s Helper - Terry Scruton covers business advice, technology, computers, software, bookkeeping and more with John Ewing of the Trucker’s Helper.

Air date: Feb 13, 2018
John Ewing

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

Air date: Feb 12, 2018
Trina McIntyre

A Taxing Topic - Mark Reddig discusses what you should have ready as the new year gets under way in order to have your taxes ready for April with Shasta May of MBA Tax and Bookkeeping Service.

Air date: Feb 11, 2018
Shasta May

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

Air date: Feb 10, 2018
Stacey Sanders

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 09, 2018

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

Air date: Feb 08, 2018
Jay Grimes

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 07, 2018

Getting Healthy - Mark Reddig gets some tips on health, diet and exercise from Bob Perry of Rolling Strong.

Air date: Feb 06, 2018
Bob Perry

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

Air date: Feb 05, 2018
Stacey Sanders

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

Air date: Feb 04, 2018
Jeff McConnell and James Mennella

Semi Supper Club - Mary McKenna brings us the story of a bastion of home-style cooking – the Dinner Bell.

Air date: Feb 03, 2018

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 02, 2018
Jon Osburn

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.

Air date: Feb 01, 2018
Mike Matousek

January

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 31, 2018

Where Rubber Meets the Road - Terry Scruton gets some advice on getting the most out of your tires from the folks at Goodyear.

Air date: Jan 30, 2018

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

Air date: Jan 29, 2018

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: Jan 28, 2018
Steve Freidell

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: Jan 27, 2018

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

Air date: Jan 26, 2018
Bryan Martin

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

Air date: Jan 25, 2018
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: Jan 24, 2018

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

Air date: Jan 23, 2018
Jerry Sims

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

Air date: Jan 22, 2018
Trina McIntyre

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

Air date: Jan 21, 2018
Bryan Martin

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

Air date: Jan 20, 2018
Jay Grimes

Roses and Razzberries - Terry Scruton and Mary McKenna tell us who’s been good in recent news and who’s been bad.

Air date: Jan 19, 2018

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

Air date: Jan 18, 2018
Jay Grimes

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 17, 2018

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

Air date: Jan 16, 2018
Jeff McConnell and James Mennella

Bucket List - Everyone has heard the term bucket list. You might even have one of your own. It’s a list of things you want to do before you, well, kick the bucket. And on today’s show Mary McKenna will bring us the story of how OOIDA member Chuck Paar helped one lady fulfill one of the final items on her list.

Air date: Jan 15, 2018

Where You Gonna Park It? - As he travels the country, Jon Osburn keeps an eye out for the state of truck parking. And he saw a situation recently that has him boiling. Mark Reddig talks with the man who drives the Spirit of the American Trucker.

Air date: Jan 14, 2018

The Long Haul - A fellow truck driver is getting a lot of attention for a book he’s written about – you guessed it – trucking. On today’s show Mary McKenna takes a closer look at the book and its author.

Air date: Jan 13, 2018

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: Jan 12, 2018

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

Air date: Jan 11, 2018
Jay Grimes

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 10, 2018

Your Taxes - Mark Reddig discusses what you should be doing now to prepare for your taxes later with Shasta May of MBA Tax and Bookkeeping.

Air date: Jan 09, 2018
Shasta May

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

Air date: Jan 08, 2018
Stacey Sanders

The Small Business Perspective - Terry Scruton reports on a congressional hearing that examined the effect of regulations on small trucking businesses.

Air date: Jan 07, 2018
Monte Wiederhold

Perspective From a Past Chief - Mark Reddig talks with Annette Sandberg, former chief at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, about the current state of the trucking industry.

Air date: Jan 06, 2018
Annette Sandberg

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

Air date: Jan 05, 2018
Jon Osburn

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.

Air date: Jan 04, 2018
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: Jan 03, 2018

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: Jan 02, 2018
Steve Freidell

The Truckers Helper - Terry Scruton discusses bookkeeping, tax issues, general business advice and technology with John Ewing of the Truckers Helper.

Air date: Jan 01, 2018
John Ewing
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