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Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s Tour Truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, are at the Petro in Glade Spring, Va. That’s located at Exit 29 off Interstate 81. Stop in, say hi to Jon, and join OOIDA for a $10 discount. See the full Spirit Schedule. Air date: Aug. 19, 2017.

Upcoming Programs

-Tue 08/22/17

  • Road Law – Terry Scruton get some advice on legal issues from attorneys Jeff McConnell and James Mennella.
  • 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 08/23/17

  • 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 08/24/17

  • 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 08/25/17

  • 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.

-Sat 08/26/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • A Tale of Adventure – and Poo –Reed Black brings us the story of a trucker who long ago protested the state of music career using an airplane, unsold copies of his record and something a little extra.

-Sun 08/27/17

  • Classic Truck Back – Minus the Monkey –Mark Reddig tells the tale of how a father-son team restored a rig from a classic television show.
  • Trafficking Gets a Hearing Before Congress – Trucking topics took center stage at a recent congressional hearing – sometimes for good, sometimes not. And high on the list of topics were industry efforts to combat human trafficking. Terry Scruton has a report.

-Mon 08/28/17

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

-Tue 08/29/17

  • What’s in Your Oil – Mark Reddig gets information about oil analysis, predictive maintenance and bypass filtration from Jerry Sims of Gulf Coast Filters.
  • 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 08/30/17

  • 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 08/31/17

  • 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 09/01/17

  • Semi  Supper Club – Mary McKenna takes a look at the restaurants along America’s highways and byways 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 09/02/17

  • 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 09/03/17

  • The Man Behind the Delay Effort - We reported recently about the introduction of a bill in Congress to delay the ELD mandate by two years. Today, I’ll talk with the man who introduced that bill, U.S. Representative Brian Babin of Texas.
  • Advice From the Boss Man -Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman get some tips on what you may face when your engine hits 1 million miles from Bryan Martin of Joplin, Mo.’s Chrome Shop Mafia.

-Mon 09/04/17

  • Roses and Razzberries – Terry Scruton and Mary McKenna offer examples of who’s been good and who’s been bad in recent news.
  • Insurance Interchange - Terry Scruton gets some advice from our in-house truck insurance experts, Stacey Sanders and Trina McIntyre.

-Tue 09/05/17

  • Tire Talk – Tires are one of the most vital parts of a working truck. Terry Scruton gets some advice from the folks at Goodyear Tires.
  • 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 09/06/17

  • 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 09/07/17

  • 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 09/08/17

  • 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 09/09/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • Shasta May –Mark Reddig discusses what’s up with taxes with Shasta May of MBA Tax and Bookkeeping Service.

-Sun 09/10/17

  • Puppy Protector – When a woman on UPS driver Katie Newhouser’s route died, she left behind her pit bull, Leo. So Newhouser stepped up to make sure the dog had a new home. Mary McKenna has the story.
  • H2O, Agua, Water – Sometimes, the most ordinary thing in the world is all you need to feel better. Something as ordinary as water. It’s obviously necessary for life, but it also serves a number of other important health functions. Mark Reddig finds out more from Dr. John McElligott of the St. Christopher Fund.

-Mon 09/11/17

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

-Tue 09/12/17

  • Staying Fit and Healthy – Mark Reddig gets some advice on diet, exercise and overall health from Bob Perry of Rolling Strong.
  • 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 0913/17

  • 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 09/14/17

  • 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 09/15/17

  • 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 09/16/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • 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 09/17/17

  • Economic Update -Terry Scruton gets an update on where the economy has been and where it’s likely headed from Steve Freidell of Central States Capital.
  • A Small Business Perspective - Recently, the president met with a group of small business leaders. Among them was the owner of a small motor carrier, who has some interesting things to say about that meeting. Mary McKenna talks with Sherri Garner-Brumbaugh.

-Mon 09/18/17

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