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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 2012

  • Flowers for Mommy – Terry Scruton reflects on recent tragic events and how it affects the Christmas season. To read Terry's rant click here. Air date: 12/21/2012
  • Ultimate gate crashing – Sandi Soendker shares her recent experience of taking some special guests on a tour of Harry S. Truman’s home in Independence, MO. To read Sandi’s rant click here. Air date: Dec. 14, 2012. Air date: 12/14/2012
  • Persons of interest – Sandi Soendker talks about the Second Annual Truck Drivers Social Media Convention in Kansas City and the variety of people she met. To read Sandi’s rant click here. Air date: 11/16/2012
  • Where’d you get that idea? –  Terry Scruton offers a few thoughts about where our story ideas come from. To read Terry’s rant, click here. Air date: 11/9/2012
  • Throw me a line –  Terry Scruton offers a few thoughts about the changing roles of landlines and how they are becoming less important. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: Oct. 26, 2012. Air date: 10/26/2012
  • Dog years – Sandi Soendker shares some thoughts about the Mack bulldog’s recent birthday. To read Sandy’s rant click here. Air date: 10/19/2012
  • You want air pollution with that? – Terry Scruton discusses the amount of pollution caused by commercial grills. To read Terry’s rant click here.  Air date: 10/12/2012
  • The World's Largest Truck Convoy – Mark Reddig shares his experiences during the World’s Largest Truck Convey held in Joplin, Missouri. To read Mark’s rant click here. Air date: 10/5/2012
  • Speed trap poll – Keith Goble discusses a recent nationwide poll of the top speed traps in the U.S. and Canada. To read Keith’s rant, click here. Air date: 9/28/2012
  • Whatchyou talkin' bout – Terry Scruton offers a few thoughts about the upcoming elections. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: 9/14/2012
  • If only they could see themselvesDavid Tanner offers a few thoughts on New York’s proposed toll increases. To read David’s rant click here. Air date: 9/7/2012
  • Don’t say “we can’t”OOIDA Life Member Paul Sasso talks about finding inspiration and using it to motivate ourselves. To read Paul’s rant, click here. Air date: 8/31/2012
  • Dirty wordsTerry Scruton offers a few thoughts about the nature of political discourse. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: 8/17/2012
  • The people that you meetMost people don’t realize that truckers are all around them. But if they did, it could make a big difference in how the industry is perceived. Terry Scruton offers a few thoughts. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: 8/10/2012
  • Ode to a good friendPaul Abelson pays tribute to “Uncle Darrell” Hicks, a much-beloved figure in the trucking industry, who passed on recently. To read Paul’s tribute click here. Air date: 7/27/2012
  • A Starbucks pick me upSandi Soendker mulls over the latest offerings in energy drinks. To read Sandi’s rant click here. Air date: 7/20/2012
  • O say can you see?Sandi Soendker offers an ode to our nation's flag. To read Sandi’s rant click here. Air date: 7/13/2012
  • MoneymakerKeith Goble offers a few thoughts on red light cameras. To read Keith's rant click here. Air date: 7/6/2012
  • Duck, duck, gooseSandi Soendker shares a story of a duck, a truck, and some bad and good luck. To read Sandi’s rant click here. Air date: 6/29/2012
  • Anger is not the answerJohn Ewing of the Truckers Helper discusses dealing with all those things on the road that seem to make you angry. Click here to visit the Truckers Helper website. Air date: 6/22/2012
  • Sex for sale in Altoona?Sandi Soendker shares her thoughts on human trafficking. To read Sandi’s rant click here. Air date: 6/15/2012
  • Throw me a lineTerry Scruton offers a few thoughts about the good, old-fashioned telephone. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: 6/8/2012
  • The Gift That Keeps on TakingDavid Tanner discusses the aftermath of the Indiana Toll Road Lease, and its eventual cost for the state. To read David’s rant click here. Air date: 6/1/2012
  • California dreamin' – Terry Scruton offers a few thoughts about California, regulations and the trucking industry. To read Terry's rant click here. Air date: 5/25/2012
  • Car-truck fatalities, get that stat rightSandi Soendker talks about a frequently cited statistic in the trucking industry, and how it is used – and misused. To read Sandi’s rant click here. Air date: 5/18/2012
  • High prices, low blowsTerry Scruton shares his thoughts on who is really to blame for high prices at the pump. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: 5/4/2012
  • Anger is not the answerJohn Ewing of the Truckers Helper discusses dealing with all those things on the road that seem to make you angry. Click here to visit the Truckers Helper website. Air date: 4/27/2012
  • Truckers and traffickersKeith Goble shares his view on just one more example of truckers being lumped in with the bad guys. To read Keith’s rant click here. Air date: 4/20/2012
  • This show is historyTerry Scruton talks about how MATS has a tendency to spark important memories for many truckers. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: 3/30/2012
  • Truckers are fishCharlie Morasch offers a few thoughts on how those in the medical field may be profiting from truckers. To read Charlie’s rant click here. Air date: 3/16/2012
  • Here we go againTerry Scruton offers a few thoughts about oil speculation. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: 3/9/2012
  • 'Distraction guidelines' are' hold on! Gotta FacebookLand Line Magazine Associate Editor David Tanner takes a less serious look at the current push to eliminate driver distraction. To read David’s rant click here. Air date: 3/2/2012
  • 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: 2/24/2012
  • The people that you meetMost people don’t realize that truckers are all around them. But if they did, it could make a big difference in how the industry is perceived. Terry Scruton offers a few thoughts. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: 2/10/2012
  • Use your headsLand Line Magazine staff writer Charlie Morasch gives his recommendation to the Medical Review Board. To read Charlie’s rant click here. Air date: 2/3/2012
  • The environment and longer, heavier trucksLand Line Magazine’s David Tanner takes a look at the impact longer, heavier trucks will have on our environment. To read David’s rant click here. Air date: 2/3/2012
  • Something is rotten in Fort DodgeLand Line Magazine Editor in Chief Sandi Soendker shares her thoughts on speeding tickets being issued in Fort Dodge, IA, that seem to be a little suspicious. To read Sandi’s rant click here. Air date: 1/20/2012
  • The Good FightTerry Scruton offered a few thoughts about good things that happened for truckers during the past year. To read Terry’s Rant, click here. Air date: 1/13/2012
  • They know how to get youLand Line Magazine State Legislative Editor Keith Goble talks about political campaign and social networking. To read Keith’s rant click here. Air date: 1/6/2012
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