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Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s Tour Truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, are at the Idella M. Hansen Petro in North Little Rock, Ark. That’s located at Exit 161 off Interstate 40. Stop in, say hi to Jon, and join OOIDA for a $10 discount. See the full Spirit Schedule. Air date: Oct. 18, 2017.

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Upcoming Programs

-Fri 10/20/17

  • Where’s the Spirit? – Mark Reddig catches up with Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker.
  • Advice From the Boss Man -Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman get some tips from Bryan Martin of Joplin, Mo.’s Chrome Shop Mafia.
  • 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 10/21/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • It’s the Scout Motto – Be Prepared – It is important to be prepared when you hit the road, and proper planning is part of that. But you also have to be ready for the unexpected. Mary McKenna gets some advice from OOIDA’s Director of Security Operations Doug Morris.

-Sun 10/22/17

  • Roses and Razzberries – Terry Scruton and Mary McKenna offer examples of who’s been good and who’s been bad in recent news.
  • Flooded Trucks Flooding the Market – In the wake of two major hurricanes, an old problem is likely to rear its ugly head again – sales of retitled, salvaged, flooded-out trucks. Mary McKenna will bring us a panel of our own experts to discuss how you can avoid being a victim – including our producer and resident gearhead, Barry Spillman; Jon Osburn of the Spirit of the American Trucker; and Bryan Martin, boss man at the Chrome Shop Mafia.

-Mon 10/23/17

  • I’m Not a Trucker, But I Play One on TV - Donal Logue is a name you may not know, but you almost certainly know his face. He’s acted in more than 100 TV programs and movies, including starring roles. What you may not know is that he has a direct connection to the trucking industry, and immense respect for the people behind the wheel. Terry Scruton and Mark Schremmer have his story.
  • Insurance Interchange - Terry Scruton gets some advice from our in-house truck insurance experts, Stacey Sanders and Trina McIntyre.

-Tue 10/24/17

  • What you need to know about taxes – Mark Reddig gets some sound advice from Shasta May of MBA Tax and Bookkeeping Service
  • 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 10/25/17

  • Follow-Ups – Mark Reddig 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 10/26/17

  • 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 10/27/17

  • Semi Supper Club – Mary McKenna brings us the latest in our series about restaurants that cater to truckers.
  • Where’s the Spirit? – Mark Reddig catches up with Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker.

-Sat 10/28/17

  • Hurrican Warning - Some time ago, we brought you some advice regarding handling relief loads headed to areas damaged by recent hurricanes. However, truckers are calling OOIDA, telling our folks that the problems are getting worse and more frequent. Mark Reddig discusses what’s happening and get some advice for truckers with Lewie Pugh, Dale Watkins and Scott Grenerth of OOIDA’s Compliance Department.
  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.

-Sun 10/29/17

  • Advice From the Boss Man -Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman get some tips about how to be prepared for breakdowns from Bryan Martin of Joplin, Mo.’s Chrome Shop Mafia.
  • The Truth About Apnea – Mark Schremmer of Land Line Magazine compares the myths and the facts about sleep apnea in the trucking industry.
  • Where’s the Spirit? – Mark Reddig catches up with Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker.

-Mon 10/30/17

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

-Tue 10/31/17

  • Road Law – Terry Scruton gets advice on legal matters, tickets, court dates and more from attorneys Jeff McConnell and James Mennella.
  • 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 11/01/17

  • Follow-Ups – Mark Reddig 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 11/02/17

  • 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 11/03/17

  • 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 11/04/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • The Great Mother Road - Route 66 was once the primary road connecting California to much of the rest of the country. Now decommissioned as a federal highway, its remaining stretches are just shadows of what it once was. However, some groups are working to preserve its history by talking to those who once called the fabled highway home: truckers. Terry Scruton will talk with Thomas Peters of Missouri State University.

-Sun 11/05/17

  • The CNG Experience - Natural gas is plentiful and clean, and more trucks use it all the time. Mark Reddig discusses driving a truck with CNG, compressed natural gas, with OOIDA member Jimmy Nevarez.
  • How ‘Convoy’ Came To Be - Most Americans know the 1970s trucking classic “Convoy,” but few know what inspired it. Mark Reddig talks with Bill Fries, otherwise known as C.W. McCall, about what inspired him to write the song.
  • Insurance Interchange - Terry Scruton gets some advice from our in-house truck insurance experts, Stacey Sanders and Trina McIntyre.

-Mon 11/06/17

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

-Tue 11/07/17

  • What’s in your oil? – Mark Reddig talks oil analysis, engine wear and bypass filtration 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 11/08/17

  • Follow-Ups – Mark Reddig 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 11/09/17

  • 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 11/101/7

  • 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.
  • 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 11/11/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • No More Three-Month Card - Whatever the reason, more and more truckers – even many younger drivers – are showing up to clinics and leaving with a short-term medical card. So how do you prepare and get the longer-term card? We’ll hear from Bob Perry of Rolling Strong.

-Sun 11/12/17

  • Semi Supper Club – Mary McKenna brings us the latest in our series about restaurants that cater to truckers.
  • All That’s Shiny – Terry Scruton discusses show trucks, test drives and more with Land Line Magazine’s show truck maven Suzanne Stempinski.

-Mon 11/13/17

  • The Truckers for Troops Telethon – Land Line Now brings you OOIDA’s annual effort to raise money to send care packages to our troops in war zones overseas, and to help facilities that serve the veterans who have come home.

-Tue 11/14/17

  • The Truckers for Troops Telethon – Land Line Now brings you OOIDA’s annual effort to raise money to send care packages to our troops in war zones overseas, and to help facilities that serve the veterans who have come home.

-Wed 11/15/17

  • The Truckers for Troops Telethon – Land Line Now brings you OOIDA’s annual effort to raise money to send care packages to our troops in war zones overseas, and to help facilities that serve the veterans who have come home.

-Thu 11/16/17

  • The Truckers for Troops Telethon – Land Line Now brings you OOIDA’s annual effort to raise money to send care packages to our troops in war zones overseas, and to help facilities that serve the veterans who have come home.

-Fri 11/17/17

  • The Truckers for Troops Telethon – Land Line Now brings you OOIDA’s annual effort to raise money to send care packages to our troops in war zones overseas, and to help facilities that serve the veterans who have come home.

-Sat 11/18/17

  • The Truckers for Troops Telethon – Land Line Now brings you OOIDA’s annual effort to raise money to send care packages to our troops in war zones overseas, and to help facilities that serve the veterans who have come home.

-Sun 11/19/17

  • The Truckers for Troops Telethon – Land Line Now brings you OOIDA’s annual effort to raise money to send care packages to our troops in war zones overseas, and to help facilities that serve the veterans who have come home.

-Mon 11/20/17

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