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Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, are taking a break. We’ll let you know when they’re back on the road. Meanwhile, you can still join OOIDA at a $10 discount by calling (816) 229-5791 and mentioning our show. See the full Spirit Schedule. Air date: June 24, 2018.

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Upcoming Programs

-Tue 06/26/18

  • What’s In Your Oil – Mark Reddig discusses oil tests, reading results, bypass filtration and more with Jerry Sims of Gulf Coast Filters.
  • State Update – Terry Scruton discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Wed 06/27/18

  • Follow-Ups – Mary McKenna gives us more information about some of the most interesting news of the day.
  • Market Update – Terry Scruton brings us some insight into the current state of the market for trucking services courtesy of the folks at DAT.
  • Diesel Update – Terry Scruton offers a detailed update on the price of diesel fuel and crude oil, including a break down by region and analysis.

-Thu 06/28/18

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • State Update – Terry Scruton discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Fri 06/29/18

  • Drug Testing Update – Mark Reddig discusses the federal drug and alcohol information clearinghouse, and related issues – as well as how they are likely to affect you – with Rachel Aycock and Doreen Weakley of CMCI, OOIDA’s drug testing consortium.
  • Where’s the Spirit? – Mark Reddig catches up with Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker.
  • Online Education – Mark Reddig discusses free classes designed to help you improve your business as well as white papers covering important topics in the industry with Andrew King of the OOIDA Foundation.

-Sat 06/30/18

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • Special Reunion - When a trucker’s dog ran away in the wake of an accident, one woman did everything in her power to reunite them. Mary McKenna has the story.

-Sun 07/01/18

  • Roses and Razzberries – Terry Scruton and Mary McKenna offer examples of who’s been good and who’s been bad in recent news.
  • Citizen Drivers - Each year, TA Petro honors a group of drivers for the safety, their professionalism, and their commitment and service to their communities. In the process, those drivers’ names are permanently placed on TA Petro locations. Mary McKenna has the story of this year’s Citizen Driver.

-Mon 07/02/18

  • In the News -Terry Scruton discusses the latest developments in trucking issues with members of the Land Line Magazine

-Tue 07/03/18

  • The Tire Guys – Terry Scruton finds out what you need to know regarding your tires from the guys at Goodyear.
  • State Update – Terry Scruton discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Wed 07/04/18

  • From Trucker to Rocker – Terry Scruton talks with Ronnie Platt, the current lead singer of the legendary rock band Kansas, about his other career – 25 years as a truck driver.

-Thu 07/05/18

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • State Update – Terry Scruton discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Fri  07/06/18

  • Roses and Razzberries – Terry Scruton and Mary McKenna offer examples of who’s been good and who’s been bad in recent news.
  • Where’s the Spirit? – Mark Reddig catches up with Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker.

-Sat 07/07/18

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • Support from Shell - Earlier this month, five students were announced as the recipients of the OOIDA Mary Johnston Scholarship. Most of the funding for the scholarship comes from truckers, but one company has made a very strong commitment to supporting the effort. Mark Reddig has a report.

-Sun 07/08/18

  • Advice From the Boss Man -Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman get some old time trucker stories from Bryan Martin of Joplin, Mo.’s Chrome Shop Mafia.
  • The Price of High Tolls - We know how high tolls affect truckers, but how does it affect the people and businesses in local communities? Mark Reddig discusses one example with Seth Isenberg, a Newspaper editor from Pennsylvania.

-Mon 07/09/18

  • Insurance Interchange - Terry Scruton gets some advice from our in-house truck insurance experts, Stacey Sanders and Trina McIntyre.

-Tue 07/10/18

  • Back Pain – Everyone has some back pain. Some people have a lot. Bob Perry has some suggestions about how to minimize the pain you experience. Mark Reddig reports.
  • State Update – Terry Scruton discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Wed 07/11/18

  • Follow-Ups – Mary McKenna gives us more information about some of the most interesting news of the day.
  • Market Update – Terry Scruton brings us some insight into the current state of the market for trucking services courtesy of the folks at DAT.
  • Diesel Update – Terry Scruton offers a detailed update on the price of diesel fuel and crude oil, including a break down by region and analysis.

-Thu 07/12/18

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • State Update – Terry Scruton discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Fri 07/13/18

  • Advice From the Boss Man -Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman get some tips from Bryan Martin of Joplin, Mo.’s Chrome Shop Mafia.
  • Where’s the Spirit? – Mark Reddig catches up with Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker.
  • Online Education – Mark Reddig discusses free classes designed to help you improve your business as well as white papers covering important topics in the industry with Andrew King of the OOIDA Foundation.

-Sat 07/14/18

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • All That’s Shiny –Terry Scruton discusses a different kind of test drive – and some other hot topics – with Land Line Magazine’s contributing field editor, Suzanne Stempinski.

-Sun 07/15/18

  • Honoring Those Who Served - Every year, Warrior’s Weekend provides rest, relaxation and fun for America’s wounded heroes. Mary McKenna has a report on this year’s event.
  • Can You Do a Crane Pose? - Yoga, which started more than 2,500 years ago in India, is not just an exercise routine. It’s also a mental and spiritual discipline with many schools of thought. But many Americans see it solely as a way to improve their health – and it’s a good way to do that. I’ll talk with Dr. John McElligott of the St. Christopher Fund.

-Mon 07/16/18

  • In the News -Terry Scruton discusses the latest developments in trucking issues with members of the Land Line Magazine

-Tue 07/17/18

  • State Update – Terry Scruton discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Wed 07/18/18

  • Follow-Ups – Mary McKenna gives us more information about some of the most interesting news of the day.
  • Market Update – Terry Scruton brings us some insight into the current state of the market for trucking services courtesy of the folks at DAT.
  • Diesel Update – Terry Scruton offers a detailed update on the price of diesel fuel and crude oil, including a break down by region and analysis.

-Thu 0719/18

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • State Update – Terry Scruton discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Fri 07/20/18

  • Follow-Ups – Mary McKenna gives us more information about some of the most interesting news of the day.
  • Where’s the Spirit? – Mark Reddig catches up with Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker.

-Sat 07/21/18

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • Forms, Forms and More Forms - If there’s one thing everyone can agree on, it might well be that no one – and I mean no one – likes to fill out forms. But truckers have to. Terry Scruton goes over some of the most important ones today with Cathy Koncilia and Scott O’Dell of OOIDA’s Permits and Licensing Department.

-Sun 07/22/18

  • The Harriet Tubman Award - A trucker whose actions saved a young woman from human trafficking has been honored for his efforts by Truckers Against Trafficking. Mary McKenna has his story.
  • Roses and Razzberries – Terry Scruton and Mary McKenna offer examples of who’s been good and who’s been bad in recent news.

 

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