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Starting Sunday, Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s Tour Truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, will be at the J.D. “Doc” Osburn TA in Boise, Idaho. That’s near Exit 54 on Interstate 84. Stop in, say hi to Jon, and join OOIDA for a $10 discount. See the full Spirit Schedule. Air date: June 23, 2017.

Friday Rants 2011

  • Driven to DistractionTerry Scruton shares his thoughts on how the media tends to portray the trucking community. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: 12/2/2011
  • A slick moveTerry Scruton shares his thoughts on the sneaky moves oil companies are trying to make. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: 11/18/2011
  • A touch of classTerry Scruton shares his recent experience of visiting the classroom and having the chance to explain – to 7th graders - what he does for a living. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: 11/11/2011
  • Dirty Business – Terry Scruton discusses the ongoing conversation between truckers and fuel suppliers about the price at the pump. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: 11/4/2011
  • Stuck in a bad teen movieLand Line Magazine Senior Editor Jami Jones reflects on all that angst and drama from those 1980s teen movies, only today it’s from a virtual perspective. To read Jami’s rant click here. Air date: 10/28/2011
  • Clearing the airLand Line Magazine’s Charlie Morasch shares his point of view on how some regulations get delayed due to the economy, while others do not. To read Charlie’s rant click here Air date: 10/14/2011
  • When does cute cross the lineLand Line Magazine’s Charlie Morasch shares his thoughts on a new game that may just cross an ethical line. To read Charlie’s rant click here. Air date: 9/30/2011
  • The Border ZoneLand Line Magazine Staff Writer Charlie Morasch talks about the border with Mexico and the problems truckers face there. To read Charlie’s rant click here. Air date: 9/16/2011
  • White KnucklesLand Line Magazine’s David Tanner discusses the relationship between mainstream media, public perception and trucking. To read David’s rant click here. Air date: 9/9/2011
  • Is it Racist?Land Line Magazine Managing Editor Sandi Soendker examines a charge that’s being used more and more to silence critics of the planned cross-border trucking program with Mexico. To read Sandi’s rant click here. Air date: 9/2/2011
  • Twisting the TruthTerry Scruton responds to a newspaper columnist that regularly bashes truckers. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: 8/26/2011
  • The Border ZoneLand Line Magazine Staff Writer Charlie Morasch talks about the border with Mexico and the problems truckers face there. To read Charlie’s rant click here. Air date: 8/19/2011
  • Is there a doctor on the road?Terry Scruton takes a look at health, truckers and how one doctor sees the situation. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: 8/12/2011
  • The old taxi scamLand Line Magazine Managing Editor Sandi Soendker shares a recent experience she had while traveling. To read Sandi’s rant click here. Air date: 8/5/2011
  • Not too lateLand Line Magazine’s Dave Tanner offers a few thoughts on the nation’s economy and it’s affect on transportation. To read Dave’s rant click here. Air date: 7/29/2011
  • It’s called renegotiationLand Line Magazine Senior Editor Jami Jones pokes some holes in arguments that the U.S. must engage in cross-border trucking with Mexico. To read Jami’s rant click here. Air date: 7/22/2011
  • Lease this, buddyOOIDA’s Public Relations Coordinator Norita Taylor offers her thoughts on lease purchase deals. To read Norita’s rant, click here. Air date: 7/15/2011
  • CARB ‘Explains’Charlie Morasch of Land Line Magazine offers a few thoughts about the California agency’s recent education efforts. To read Charlie’s rant click here. Air date: 7/8/2011
  • Speculating on speculatorsTerry Scruton shares his thoughts on the people who artificially drive up the cost of oil. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: 7/1/2011
  • Don’t get deadLand Line Magazine Managing Editor Sandi Soendker takes a look at some of the good – and not so good – slogans intended to make us safer. To read Sandi’s rant click here. Air date: 6/24/2011
  • Outpouring of supportLand Line Magazine staff writer Charlie Morasch offers some advice on attempts to help disaster victims. To read Charlie’s rant, click here; Air date: 6/17/2011
  • Timing is all relativeCharlie Morasch offers a few thoughts about opening the border while Mexico is in the midst of a full-scale drug war. To read Charlie’s rant, click here. Air date: 6/10/2011
  • For what we pay, we deserve the bestLand Line Magazine Associate Editor David Tanner shares his thoughts on a vehicle miles traveled (VMT) tax. To read David’s rant, click here; Air date: 6/3/2011
  • Mexican TrucksLand Line Magazine Senior Editor Jami Jones shares her thoughts on the political war raging over opening the border to trucks from Mexico. To read Jami’s rant, click here Air date: 5/27/2011
  • A bad exampleTerry Scruton shares his thoughts on the statements made by Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood regarding cross-border trucking. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 5/20/2011
  • Timing is all relativeCharlie Morasch offers a few thoughts about opening the border while Mexico is in the midst of a full-scale drug war. To read Charlie’s rant, click here. Air date: 5/13/2011
  • Matty Moroun’s means to an endLand Line Magazine Associate Editor David Tanner offered a few thoughts about the owner of the Ambassador Bridge. To read David’s rant, click here. Air date: 5/6/2011
  • The 10-Year SolutionTerry Scruton offers a few thoughts about the decade-long fight to arrive at an Hours of Service regulation everyone can agree on. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 4/22/2011
  • VIPR ClubCharlie Morasch offered a little background on his recent coverage of VIPR – Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response. To read Charlie’s rant, click here. Air date: 4/15/2011
  • A trucking term worth knowingKeith Goble talked about the importance of indemnification – a concept that could save – or cost – truckers a lot of money. To read Keith’s rant, click here. Air date: 4/8/2011
  • A Bad ExampleTerry Scruton offered a few thoughts today about the recent statements of Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood regarding cross-border trucking with Mexico. To read Terry’s rant, click here. Air date: 3/25/2011
  • Pendulum Shift on Snow and Ice Issues?Keith Goble offered a few thoughts about states that want truckers to clear all snow and ice off their trucks – or face a fine. To read Keith’s rant, clickhere. Air date: 3/18/2011
  • Now we’re footing the bill too?Land Line Magazine Senior Editor Jami Jones offers a few thoughts on how our government proposes to treat Mexican truckers, versus how they treat our own. To read Jami’s rant, click here. Air date: 3/11/2011
  • Product PlacementCharlie Morasch offers an example of where an advertising principal has made its way into a federal regulatory issue. To read Charlie’s comments, click here. Air date: 3/4/2011
  • Tiresome treatment of truckers makes mainstream newsNorita Taylor offered a few thoughts about some good news directed truckers’ way in the press. To read Norita’s rant, click here. Air date: 2/25/2011
  • Jack LaLanne, wellness pioneerLand Line Magazine copy editor Elizabeth Andersen remembers fitness guru Jack Lalanne, who recently died at 96 years of age. To read Elizabeth’s rant, click here. Air date: 2/18/2011
  • Take it down a notchTerry Scruton offers a few thoughts about the temperature of political discourse these days. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 2/11/2011
  • Knights in White ParchmentCharlie Morasch offers a few thoughts about truth, writing and so-called “white papers.” To read Charlie’s comments, click here. Air date: 1/28/2011
  • The 10-Year SolutionTerry Scruton offers a few thoughts about the decade-long fight to arrive at an Hours of Service regulation everyone can agree on. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 1/21/2011
  • Lease this, buddyOOIDA’s Norita Taylor talks about lease purchase deals – and why they’re not such a good deal most of the time. To read Norita’s comments, click here. Air date: 1/14/2011
  • Media MadnessTerry Scruton offers a few thoughts about political cartoons that just aren’t funny. To read Terry’s comments, click here. Air date: 1/7/2011
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