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Starting Thursday, Jon Osburn and the rest of OOIDA’s crew will be at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas. That takes place at the convention center downtown, with truck parking at the State Fairgrounds. Stop in, say hi to Jon, and join OOIDA for a $10 discount. See the full Spirit Schedule. Air date: Aug. 23, 2017.

Friday Rants 2014

  • The Great Wall of Trucks – Mark Reddig offers a few thoughts about the consequences of left lane restrictions. To read Mark’s rant click here. Air date: Dec. 19, 2014. Air date: 12/19/2014
  • Any job worth doing… Land Line Magazine’s Jami Jones offers a few thoughts on the FMCSA and research. To read Jami’s rant click here. Air date: Dec. 12, 2014. Air date: 12/12/2014
  • And now, Mark puts his money where his mouth is – Mark Reddig shares a letter he wrote to one of his senators as part of the ‘5 Plus Challenge’. To read Mark’s rant click here. Air date: Dec. 5, 2014. Air date: 12/5/2014
  • Why committees matter – Ryan Bowley offers some thoughts about Congress, committees and more. To read Ryan’s rant click here. Air date: Nov. 21, 2014. Air date: 11/21/2014
  • Reform the futures market – Mark Reddig will offer a few thoughts about the oil futures market. To read Mark’s rant, click here. Air date: Nov. 7, 2014. Air date: 11/7/2014
  • Scared? You will be soon … – Just in time for Halloween, the Land Line Now team offers up a few things that you should really be scared of. To read the blog click here. Air date: Oct. 31, 2014. Air date: 10/31/2014
  • Leading with your heart, thinking with your brain – Terry Scruton offers a few thoughts on making laws by emotion, instead of fact. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: Oct. 24, 2014. Air date: 10/24/2014
  • ‘Modern Family’ star working on new comedy set at truck stop – Greg Grisolano discusses television’s newest take on trucking. To read Greg’s rant click here. Air date: Oct. 17, 2014. Air date: 10/17/2014
  • Protect yourself from inflated, dishonest tows – OOIDA's state legislative director Mike Matousek offers up some suggestions on how you can protect yourself from shady towing companies. To read Mike’s rant, click here. Air date: Sept. 26, 2014. Air date: 9/26/2014
  • Google’s self-driving car will be able to speed, for safety’s sake – We’ll hear comments from Land Line Magazine’s Greg Grisolano about his thoughts on Google’s autonomous car. To read Greg’s rant click here. Air date: Sept. 5, 2014. Air date: 9/5/2014
  • That ‘deep dark well’ – Terry Scruton shares some thoughts about a celebrity’s death and depression. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: Aug. 29, 2014. Air date: 8/29/2014
  • Lauer. Lawyers. Lies. – Jami Jones shares her thoughts on a recent interview by NBC’s Matt Lauer regarding the Tracy Morgan wreck. To read Jami’s rant click here. Air date: Aug. 22, 2014. Air date: 8/22/2014
  • OOIDA member’s dashcam video paints unflattering picture of Colorado repair shopLand Line Magazine’s Greg Grisolano discusses things gone wrong in a truck repair shop. To read Greg’s rant click here. Air date: Aug. 15, 2014. Air date: 8/15/2014
  • Call it the celebrity effect –

    Jami Jones offers a few thoughts about celebrity, mainstream media and the effect on the trucking industry. To read Jami’s rant, click here. Air date: Aug. 8, 2014. Air date: 8/8/2014

  • Chicago has some explaining to do – – Land Line Magazine Senior Editor David Tanner offers a few thoughts on a sudden surge in Chicago’s automated traffic cameras. To read David’s comments, click here. Air date: Aug. 1, 2014. Air date: 8/1/2014
  • Maxim makes goodLand Line Magazine’s Sandi Soendker offers a few thoughts about an offensive magazine ad. To read Sandi’s rant click here. Air date: July 25, 2014. Air date: 7/25/2014
  • Leading with your heart, thinking with your brain – Terry Scruton offers a few thoughts on making laws by emotion, instead of fact. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: July 11, 2014. Air date: 7/11/2014
  • Ferro: Breakdown in the ‘Fast Lane’ – Sandi Soendker shares a few thoughts on an anti-truck blog from Anne Ferro of the FMCSA. To read Sandi’s rant click here. Air date: June 20, 2014. Air date: 6/20/2014
  • Stuck in Internet traffic on a toll roadLand Line Magazine’s Elizabeth Andersen shares her thoughts on the road the Internet is headed for and how truckers may relate to the path. To read Elizabeth’s comments click here. Air date: May 30, 2014. Air date: 5/30/2014
  • Hitchcock alive and wellLand Line Magazine’s Greg Grisolano offers some thoughts about truckers, birds and Alfred Hitchcock. To read Greg’s rant click here. Air date: May 23, 2014. Air date: 5/23/2014
  • The ups and downs of reporting on fuel – Terry offers a few thoughts about the oil and fuel market. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: May 16, 2014. Air date: 5/16/2014
  • DOT named “Most Innovative” agencyLand Line Magazine’s Tyson Fisher offers a few thoughts about a part of the DOT recently praised for being the most innovative agency in government. To read Tyson’s rant click here. Air date: May 9, 2014. Air date: 5/9/2014
  • Flashers uniteLand Line Magazine’s Greg Grisolano offers a few thoughts about flashing your headlights to warn of police ahead. To read Greg’s rant click here. Air date: May 2, 2014. Air date: 5/2/2014
  • How to fix the FMCSA – OOIDA’s Todd Spencer offers a few thoughts on FMCSA reform. To read Todd’s rant click here. Air date: April 11, 2014. Air date: 4/11/2014
  • Don’t let them get their wayLand Line Magazine’s David Tanner will offer a few thoughts about tolling. To read David’s rant click here. Air date: March 21, 2014. Air date: 3/21/2014
  • Want to ensure real justice? We have a case for you, Ms. Kennedy – Mark Reddig will offer a few thoughts about a woman with a famous name and the trucker she sideswiped. To read Mark’s rant, click here. Air date: March 7, 2014. Air date: 3/7/2014
  • Technology is simply not the answer – Mark Reddig shares his thoughts on the limits of technology. To read Mark’s rant, click here. Air date: Feb. 21, 2014. Air date: 2/21/2014
  • Darned if you do… – Terry Scruton will share some thoughts about snow and ice and their effect on driving. To read Terry’s rant click here. Air date: Feb. 14, 2014. Air date: 2/14/2014
  • Logging truckers pull together to honor teenage cancer victim

    Greg Grisolano offers some thoughts about a group of truckers who stepped up to help others, all in honor of one girl. To read Greg’s comments, click here. Air date: Feb. 7, 2014. Air date: 2/7/2014

  • Top resolution for truckers – To mark the start of the New Year, Ryan Bowley of OOIDA offers what he thinks truckers’ top resolution should be. To read Ryan’s rant click here. Air date: Jan. 24, 2014. Air date: 1/24/2014
  • Slugbug! – Sandi Soendker shares her thoughts on the latest fads in language. To read Sandi’s rant click here. Air date: Jan. 17, 2014. Air date: 1/17/2014
  • Lots of blame – David Tanner will offer some thoughts about the late delivery of many Christmas packages this past year. To read David’s rant click here. Air date: Jan. 10, 2014. Air date: 1/10/2014
  • Truckers can’t be replaced... – Jami Jones shares her thoughts on job security and driver pay. To read Jami’s rant click here. Air date: Jan. 3, 2014. Air date: 1/3/2014
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