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Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s Tour Truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, are taking a break over the holidays. But they’ll be back January 9th at the Petro in Sparks, Nev. Meanwhile, you can still join OOIDA at a discount by calling and mentioning our show at (816) 229-5791. Air date: Dec. 14, 2017.

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Upcoming Programs

-Sat 12/16/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • What you need to know about taxes – Mark Reddig gets some sound advice from Shasta May of MBA Tax and Bookkeeping Service

-Sun 12/17/17

  • The Big Rig Race – Greg Grisolano of Land Line Magazine brings us right into the cab with him as he rides along with one of the semis in the Bandit Racing Series at a Missouri NASCAR track.
  • When is a Car Hauler Not a Car Hauler? – Mark Reddig talks with a trucker who hauls cars, but due to a regulatory fluke, is not considered an auto transporter by regulatory authorities. Plus, Mike Matousek joins the program to discuss the search for a solution.

-Mon 12/18/17

  • In the News -Terry Scruton discusses the latest developments in trucking issues with members of the Land Line Magazine staff.
  • Trucking Christmas Carol –OOIDA’s own Norita Taylor turns a holiday classic into a trucking tune in a Land Line Now tradition inspired by trucking writer Bill Hudgins.

-Tue 12/191/17

  • All That’s Shiny – Terry Scruton discusses show trucks, truck shows and test drives with Land Line Magazine’s Maven of all that’s Marvelous, Suzanne Stempinski.
  • 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.
  • Trucking Christmas Carol –Former Land Line Magazine staffer and troubadour Dave Tanner brings us a trucking version of a holiday classic, inspired by trucking writer Bill Hudgins.

-Wed 12/20/17

  • 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.
  • Trucking Christmas Carol –OOIDA’s own Norita Taylor and Steve Nickell deliver some holiday magic in musical form – with a trucking twist, inspired by trucking writer Bill Hudgins.

-Thu 12/21/17

  • 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.
  • Trucking Christmas Carol –Land Line Now’s Mary McKenna and OOIDA’s own Steve Nickell offer a little holiday tune with a tractor-trailer feel –inspired by trucking writer Bill Hudgins.

-Fri 12/22/17

  • Trucking Christmas Carol –Land Line Now brings you the newest in our series of trucking Christmas Carols, a tradition on our show inspired by trucking writer Bill Hudgins.

-Sat 12/23/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • Roses and Razzberries – Terry Scruton and Mary McKenna offer examples of who’s been good and who’s been bad in recent news.

-Sun 12/24/17

  • Making a Dream Come True - An illness has likely ended a teenager’s dream of driving a big rig. However, a group of truckers heard about it, and did what they could to fulfill at least part of his dream. Mary McKenna has the story.

-Mon 12/25/17

  • Truckers Christmas Tale – A reading of a truckers’ version of  “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” by the late Richard Fatherly.
  • WWII Memories – A visit with Mrs. Pauline Meyers of Independence, Mo., about how a trucker helped her visit an injured brother during World War II.
  • The Hudgins Holiday Sing-Along – Trucking versions of your favorite Christmas Carols.

-Tue 12/26/17

-Wed 12/27/17

  • Cold Weather Advice – Mark Reddig finds out what health problems you may face in cold weather, and both how to prepare and how to cope when the weather turns wintry, from Dr. John McElligott of the St. Christopher Fund.
  • 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 12/28/17

  • 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 12/29/17

  • 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.
  • 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 12/30/17

  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.
  • Road Law –Terry Scruton gets some advice on legal issues from attorneys Jeff McConnell and James Mennella.

-Sun 12/31/17

  • Say Shoo to the Flu – Mark Reddig discusses what you can do to avoid getting the illness in the first place from fitness and diet expert Bob Perry of Rolling Strong.
  • Tire Talk – Terry Scruton gets some advice for where the rubber meets the road from the folks at Goodyear.

-Mon 01/01/18

  • Safety in the Work Zones – Reed Black looks at what causes wrecks in work zones, and what role truckers play.
  • The Truckers Helper – Terry Scruton discusses bookkeeping, tax issues, general business advice and technology with John Ewing of the Truckers Helper.
  • Way to Go, Ohio – Ohio says that in most cases, truckers are not at fault in accidents on that state’s roads. Reed Black explores the facts.

-Tue 01/02/18

  • 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.
  • 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 01/03/18

  • 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 01/04/18

  • 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 01/05/18

  • The Semi Supper Club – Mary McKenna brings us information about a restaurant that caters to truck drivers.
  • Where’s the Spirit? – Mark Reddig catches up with Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker.

-Sat 01/06/18

  • Perspective from a Past Chief –Mark Reddig talks with Annette Sandberg, former chief at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, about the current state of the trucking industry.
  • Regulatory Roundup –Terry Scruton will discuss the latest regulatory issues confronting truckers with OOIDA’s regulatory staff.

-Sun 01/07/18

  • The Small Business Perspective –Terry Scruton reports on a congressional hearing that examined the effect of regulations on small trucking businesses.
  • The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Have Shades –Mary McKenna talks with a trucker and entrepreneur who has taken a problem he experienced buying sunglasses that fit and turned it into a business.

-Mon 01/08/18

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