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Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s Tour Truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, are at the ATHS National Convention and Antique Truck Show. That takes place at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa. Stop in, say hi to Jon, and join OOIDA for a $10 discount. See the full Spirit Schedule. Air date: May 25, 2017.

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How Congress feels about budget proposal

The White House released its budget earlier this week and there’s plenty in there about infrastructure. It’s also drawing quite the reaction from Congress. Terry Scruton will find out more from Jay Grimes of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.

Air date: May 26, 2017.

Warning about holiday weekend traffic

Jon Osburn is going from one truck show directly into another – but while he’s on the way, he offered a warning about holiday weekend traffic. Mark Reddig talks with the man who drives the Spirit of the American Truckers.

Air date: May 26, 2017.

The ins and outs of truck insurance

Truck insurance is something nobody wants to deal with, but everybody has to have. OOIDA has some classes that can help you out and Mark Reddig talks about those with Andrew King of the OOIDA Foundation.

Air date: May 26, 2017.

Roses and Razzberries

From a record-setting highway repair to a trucking company trying to scam the federal government, there’s a lot to like – and dislike – in the news. Terry Scruton gives some thumbs up and thumbs down with Mary McKenna. If you want to contribute, you can offer your own Rose or Razzberry or visit us on Facebook. Air date: May 26, 2017.

Keeping your cargo safe and secure

Memorial Day is coming up and while it’s a cause for reflection and remembrance, it’s also a high time for cargo theft. Terry Scruton talks about some ways you can keep yourself and your cargo secure from OOIDA’s Director of Security Operations Doug Morris. They’ll also have details about a warning issued by the Transportation Security Administration regarding the possibility of a hijacked truck being used in a terrorist attack on a public place.

  • If you see anything suspicious, call the TSA hotline at (844) TSA-FRST or (844) 872-3778.
  • It’s never too late to share your views with lawmakers. You can do that at

Air date: May 25, 2017.

Another Entry-level Driver Training rule delay

While we are used to new regulations coming down the pike at a steady clip, this year is a bit different. Terry Scruton talks about the status of several delayed regulations – including the entry level driver training rule – with Jay Grimes of OOIDA’s Washington, DC, office.

  • View OOIDA’s complete guide to Regulatory Issues;
  • If you have questions you would like answered you can call our Listener Comment Line at 1-800-324-6856.

Air date: May 25, 2017.

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