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Starting Wednesday, 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 28, 2017.

Friday Rants 2010

  • MSN.com editing fails to “Kutz” the mustardNorita Taylor shares her thoughts on how mainstream media slams the trucking industry. To read Norita’s comments, click here. Air date: 12/17/2010
  • Unintended consequencesTerry Scruton shares his thoughts on how there are unintended consequences even outside trucking. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 11/19/2010
  • The Right NicheTerry Scruton talks about the wide variety of operations in trucking, and the process of finding the right niche. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 11/5/2010
  • Driver FatigueOOIDA Director of Regulatory Affairs Joe Rajkovacz offers his thoughts regarding the myths and realities of driver fatigue. To read Joe’s comments, click here. Air date: 10/29/2010
  • Serial Killer Truckers?Sandi Soendker talks about how an FBI initiative has demonized thousands of innocent, law-abiding truckers. To read Sandi’s comments, click here. Air date: 10/22/2010
  • Story behind the StoryMike Joyce of OOIDA offers a look behind the scenes of a major trucking issue in our nation’s capital. To read Mike’s comments, click here. Air date: 10/15/2010
  • On Star on the Wrong TrackTerry Scruton offers a few thoughts about the auto communications system’s latest offering. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 10/8/2010
  • The Energy ThingMark Reddig walks through a series of technologies available right now we could use to become more energy independent. To read Mark’s Rant, click here. Air date: 9/24/2010
  • Truckers and TeachersTerry Scruton talks about how two parts of his world – his work with truckers and his wife’s career as a teacher – came together. To read Terry’s comments, click here Air date: 9/17/2010
  • Seat Belt Saves Life?Sandi Soendker discusses a case where a trucker received virtually no credit for saving a human life. To read Sandi’s comments, click here. Air date: 9/10/2010
  • Fellow TravelersTerry Scruton offers some thoughts about the bad apples that are making trouble for the overwhelming majority of truckers. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 9/3/2010
  • Know Your GovernorsLand Line Magazine State Legislative Editor Keith Goble discusses the actions of some governors who are running for re-election this year, and how those actions affected truckers. To read Keith’s comments, click here. Air date: 8/27/2010
  • The Power of OneLand Line Magazine State Legislative Editor Keith Goble offers a few thoughts about the upcoming election. To read Keith’s comments, click here. Air date: 8/20/2010
  • Sleep on ThisOOIDA’s Norita Taylor offers a few thoughts about the current push for sleep apnea testing. To read Norita’s comments, click here. Air date: 8/13/2010
  • Can you Dig It?Terry Scruton talks about some of the not-so-hidden messages that our elected representatives send out while Congress is in session. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 8/6/2010
  • The Energy ThingMark Reddig walks through a series of technologies available right now we could use to become more energy independent. To read Mark’s Rant, click here. Air date: 7/30/2010
  • A Cause for CelebrationTerry Scruton discusses a few misconceptions about the fuel tax recently found in the mainstream media. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 7/23/2010
  • We’re a work horse, not a parade horseLand Line Magazine Managing Editor Sandi Soendker talks about what kind of magazine OOIDA produces – and what kind it will not produce. To read Sandi‘s comments, click here. Air date: 7/16/2010
  • Trucking and Art – Who Knew?Land Line Magazine’s Elizabeth Andersen tells us how one successful businessman connected to trucking turned his success into art for the entire community to enjoy. To read Elizabeth’s comments, click here. Air date: 7/9/2010
  • Sensitivity TrainingTerry Scruton offers a few thoughts on (please don’t call us about this) the apparent sensitivity of some folks in trucking. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 7/2/2010
  • Drilling for AnswersTerry Scruton discusses a book that contains some very interesting information about the oil industry. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 6/25/2010
  • Rick’s Last RideLand Line Magazine’s Kerry Evans-Spillman describes an act of kindness by one trucker for a fellow driver’s final journey. To read Kerry’s comments, click here. Air date: 6/18/2010
  • NAFTA’s still a ‘top drawer’ missionLand Line Magazine Managing Editor Sandi Soendker offers a few thoughts and a look back at the publication’s coverage of the North American Free Trade Agreement. To read Sandi’s comments, click here. Air date: 6/11/2010
  • Hail to the TruckerSandi Soendker tells us the story of Bruce Greenquist, a very unusual trucker who’s running for president of the United States. To read Sandi’s comments, click here. Air date: 6/4/2010
  • The legend of St. ChristopherTerry Scruton offers a little history about St. Christopher, and talks about the needs of the St. Christopher Fund. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 5/28/2010
  • California Drops the BallKeith Goble tells us about a loophole in California that has let numerous public officials escape paying tickets. To read Keith’s comments, click here. Air date: 5/21/2010
  • iZoom Girl: Up to the Task?Dave Tanner offers a few thoughts about a speed bump encountered by operators of the Indiana Toll Road. To read Dave’s comments, click here. Air date: 5/14/2010
  • Everyone Likes CandyCandy Bass, that is, the extraordinary Trucker Buddy who has a special relationship with a special group of kids. Terry Scruton will offer a few thoughts about her efforts. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 5/7/2010
  • In Hot Pursuit!Land Line Magazine staff writer Charlie Morasch wrote about a bump in the road during Jasmine Jordan’s cross-country run to benefit the St. Christopher Fund. To read Charlie’s rant, click here. Air date: 4/30/2010
  • Of Dads and DaughtersTerry Scruton talks about two young ladies he met at the Mid America Trucking Show, and what their qualities signify for parents worried about how their kids will turn out. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 4/23/2010
  • Don’t Shortchange HighwaysLand Line Magazine Associate Editor David Tanner offers a few thoughts about the upcoming highway bill. To read David’s comments, click here. Air date: 4/16/2010
  • Truth Fishing in AmericaTerry Scruton provides yet more evidence that you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 4/9/2010
  • Funny the difference a recession makesJami Jones points out what should be obvious to everyone – that the moment we’re about to emerge from a recession is a lousy time to open the border and destroy trucking jobs by the thousands. To read Jami’s comments, clickhere. Air date: 4/2/2010
  • Mouse’s Bucket ListSandi Soendker tells the story of a trucker’s last wish, and how many folks came together to grant it. To read Sandi’s comments, click here. Air date: 3/26/2010
  • Lawyers, Trucks and MoneyTerry Scruton (taking a page from Warren Zevon) takes certain lawyers to task over their dogged pursuit of truckers as part of accident claims. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 3/5/2010
  • Click here to hurt your careerCharlie Morasch offers a few thoughts about a survey that takes very personal information – and that could end up using that information to create problems for truckers. To read Charlie’s comments, click here. Air date: 2/19/2010
  • “Cockroach in the Soup”Sandi Soendker tells us about a trucker who took advantage of good Samaritans during the Arrow Trucking collapse. To read Sandi’s comments, click here Air date: 2/12/2010
  • The Cost of Doing Business with MattyLand Line Magazine’s David Tanner offers a few thoughts about the owner of the Ambassador Bridge.  To read David’s comments, click here Air date: 2/5/2010
  • Board to DeathTerry Scruton reminds us that we should all be really, really pissed about the conduct of California’s Air Resources Board. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 1/29/2010
  • They’re Baa-aaack ...Keith Goble offers a few thoughts on state legislative sessions, just getting under way across the country. To read Keith’s comments, click here. Air date: 1/22/2010
  • It’s Freakin’ Cold!We bring you a few thoughts on the recent cold from Land Line Now’sBarry Spillman. You can read Barry’s rant here. Air date: 1/15/2010
  • A Community Comes TogetherJami Jones offers a few thoughts on how truckers came together to help their fellow drivers stranded by Arrow Trucking’s collapse. You can read Jami’s rant here. Air date: 1/8/2010
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