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Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s Tour Truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, are taking a break. But they’ll be back on the road soon. Meanwhile, you can still join OOIDA for a $10 discount by calling the main number, (816) 229-5791, and mentioning Land Line Now. See the full Spirit Schedule. Air date: June 27, 2017.

Upcoming Programs

-Fri 06/30/17

  • Advice From the Boss Man -Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman discuss “one million mile woes” with 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.

-Sat 07/01/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • Helping with a Bright Future – Every year, a group of young people with great potential get a financial boost for their education when the winners of the OOIDA Mary Johnston Scholarship are announced. Mary McKenna has a report.

-Sun 07/02/17

  • The Tale of a Trucking Hero – Everyday Heroes, Highway Angels, Knights of the Road … It’s a relatively common theme in the trucking industry. Mary McKenna reports on one such.
  • Hearing Without Listening – For some years now, the federal agency that regulates trucking has held “listening sessions” – events where federal officials go out and listen to regular citizens. At least, that’s how it’s supposed to go. Terry Scruton offers a few thoughts.
  • The Sad State of Roads – Jon Osburn is never one to complain. But he’s completely unimpressed with the state of our infrastructure. Mary McKenna talks with the man who drives the Spirit of the American Trucker.

-Mon 07/03/17

  • No Smokies, All Bandits – A new series is putting trucks back on the race track – and restarting a unique form of racing. Terry Scruton reports on the Bandit Truck Series.
  • Endorsements – In politics, an endorsement means one person supporting another running for public office. In truck insurance, it could mean covering you for mechanical failure in your reefer or covering an unattended truck. Terry Scruton talks with Trina McIntyre and Stacey Sanders of OOIDA’s Truck Insurance Department.

-Tue 07/04/17

  • Roses and Razzberries - Terry Scruton and Mary McKenna will tell you who in recent news has been good and who’s been bad with some Roses and Razzberries.
  • What’s In Your Oil? – Mark Reddig discusses oil analysis, bypass filtration and predictive truck maintenance with Jerry Sims of Gulf Coast Filters.

-Wed 07/05/17

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

-Thu 07/06/17

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

-Fri 07/07/17

  • Semi Supper Club – Mary McKenna brings us the latest in our occasional 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.
  • 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 07/08/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • Advice From the Boss Man – Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman get some tips about prettying up your fuel tanks from Bryan Martin of Joplin, Mo.’s Chrome Shop Mafia.

-Sun 07/09/17

  • Apnea Alternatives – Sleep apnea is a growing medical problem among truck drivers and the general population at large. Mark Reddig gets an update on the latest medical information from Dr. Elliott Alpher.
  • The Bare Necessities – Mark Reddig talks with Rick Welsh of Welsh & Associates about the benefits and drawbacks of Minimum Essential Coverage health insurance plans.
  • With This Ring … - Terry Scruton talks with Land Line Magazine Editor in Chief Sandi Soendker and Associate Editor Greg Grisolano about a truck driver’s widow and her lost wedding ring.

-Mon 07/10/17

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

-Tue 07/11/17

  • The Truckers Helper – Terry Scruton gets some advice on bookkeeping, accounting, computers, software and basic business from John Ewing of the Truckers Helper.
  • State Update – Reed Black discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Wed 07/12/17

  • Follow-Ups – Reed Black 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 07/13/17

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

-Fri 07/14/17

  • 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 07/15/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • Insurance Interchange - Terry Scruton gets some advice from our in-house truck insurance experts, Stacey Sanders and Trina McIntyre.

-Sun 07/16/17

  • An Old and Dependable Friend - A family business in Iowa has been using the same truck for a very tough task – for 68 years. Mark Reddig talks with Kevin Ferneau about his family’s 1945 White Truck.
  • Voie Honored - Ellen Voie of Women in Trucking has been honored by Insights Success Magazine for her work in the industry. Mary McKenna will have the story.

-Mon 07/17/17

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

-Tue 07/18/17

  • Maintenance Q&A – Mark Reddig gets an answer to a trucker’s real-world maintenance question from Land Line Magazine’s technical guru, Paul Abelson.
  • State Update – Reed Black discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Wed 07/19/17

  • Follow-Ups – Reed Black 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 07/20/17

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

-Fri 07/21/17

  • 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 07/22/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • 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.

-Sun 07/23/17

  • Road Law – Terry Scruton gets some trucking-specific legal advice from attorneys Jeff McConnell and Jeff Mennella of Road Law.
  • Bucket List - Everyone has heard the term bucket list. You might even have one of your own. It’s a list of things you want to do before you, well, kick the bucket. Mary McKenna brings us the story of how OOIDA member Chuck Parr helped one lady fulfill one of the final items on her list.

-Mon 07/24/17

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

-Tue 07/25/17

  • All Things Shiny – Terry Scruton discusses show trucks, test drives and everything fabulous in the business with Land Line Magazines maven of show trucks, Suzanne Stempinski.
  • State Update – Reed Black discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble and OOIDA’s Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

-Wed 07/26/17

  • Follow-Ups – Reed Black 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 07/27/17

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

-Fri 07/28/17

  • Advice From the Boss Man -Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman get some tips on wheels 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.

-Sat 07/29/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.

-Sun 07/30/17

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

-Mon 07/31/17

 

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