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TalkCDL is focused on providing entertainment for our fellow truckers! We cover everything in the trucking industry from current trucking laws, trucker surveys, and any other trucking news we dig up or a trucker throws our way.

TalkCDL is focused on providing entertainment for our fellow truckers! We cover everything in the trucking industry from current trucking laws, trucker surveys, and any other trucking news we dig up or a trucker throws our way.
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TalkCDL is focused on providing entertainment for our fellow truckers! We cover everything in the trucking industry from current trucking laws, trucker surveys, and any other trucking news we dig up or a trucker throws our way.




Trucking News with Ruthann – Dirty Brokers

Carl has been eliminated from Survivor and Troy asked if Carl had the first Rollover on the show?


Trucker Sentenced to Prison – Up a Creek

Trucker Sentenced to Prison - Up a Creek A Trucking Company owner is on his way to jail after a major accident. A carrier has lied about about a hazmat load which is the cause of a huge wreck that destroyed much. Crime does not pay when you get caught trying to scam everyone. Also the president of a major truck stop just went to prison for similar things. TalkCDL had a post that showed the president pleading to stay out of jail before christmas is over. Our audience of truckers were all in...


Before You Get Your CDL

Before Your Get your CDL Before You Get Your CDL please watch our podcast. Have you really thought about what happens after you get your Class A CDL? Have you really done your research on what the actual job initials? This career or lifestyle as we like to call it, has a job that goes with the fun! Spending time on the road is not exactly a vacation as some may have told you. Traveling is a big part of the job but there is allot of hard work that you will put in if you are going to be...


Trucking-News with Ruthann – Dumb Criminals

Trucking-News with Ruthann - Dumb Criminals Trucking-News with Ruthann - Dumb Criminals is exactly what it sounds like. Criminals these days are just not the brightest people in the world. A man that attacked Trucker Amos bragged about it the night he did it. Have you ever wondered why someone would commit a crime and then brag to people about what they did? I mean you might as well just step forward an confess if you are going to make people aware of your crimes. I guess this is why they...


Semi-Trucks – What the Public Don’t Know!

Semi-Trucks - What the Public Don't Know! Semi-Trucks - What the Public Don't Know! Haha there are many things that the general public does not know about semi-trucks. Things that we truckers never stop to give second thought to. Things like how much an average semi-truck weighs. To us its second nature but to the general public the weight of a tractor and trailer may just blow their minds. As truckers around semi trucks every day we are a walking dictionary when it comes to these beautiful...


Trucking-News with Ruthann

Trucking-News with Ruthann 11-11 Trucking-News with Ruthann this week is about Hair Follicle testing and much more. Did you know that trucking companies could be forced to do random and pre employment drug screens via "hair follicle"? Thats right, the law is changing and truck drivers that smoke weed even in legal states could be in jeopardy of failing a drug screen. Most testing today if done with a urine sample but is looking to change in the near future. Currently it is up for a signature...


Trucking Etiquette & Pet Peeves

Trucking Etiquette & Pet Peeves Trucking Etiquette & Pet Peeves. Is trucking etiquette missing from trucking today? What are some pet peeves that drivers have? Recently I read a post on Facebook by a trucker that listed companies that made sense. Are you trucking on the highways today? Do you move over for broke down truckers? That is very much part of Trucking Etiquette! Courtesy towards other drivers on the road shows that you have learned how to be a professional driver. Knowing how to...


Brotherhood of Trucking!

Brotherhood of Trucking What is the Brotherhood of Trucking? Is there such a thing? Does the Brotherhood of Trucking really exist? Truck drivers can't agree on what truck is the best one to drive. So how will they agree on banding together for a greater cause than themselves. So how can we get truckers together on issues and as mentors for each other? These questions and more are answered in tonights podcast! I hear drivers all the time crying about the new truckers. They say this generation...


Trucking-News w/Ruthann Punishing Truckers

Trucking-News w/Ruthann Punishing Truckers Why is it that people keep persisting to keep truckers and their trucks his fro their eyes. Some people that have authority have taken it upon themselves to war against Semi Truck parking because they personally think its not appealing! The mayor and councilmen of Midland TX are putting heavy fines and rules on the working class Trucker. In this weeks episode of Trucking-News w/Ruthann Punishing Truckers, we hear yet another human being that does...


Mom & Pop Truck Stops The Best Ones!

Mom & Pop Truck Stops The Best Ones! Mom & Pop Truck Stops are what everyone looks for when out on the road. But are they easy to find? With all the big chain truck stops out there the little ones a far in between. Unlike your mega truck stops, the smaller ones normally offer a little more hospitality. In fact your Mom & Pop Truck Stops leave you with a great warm feeling of home away from home! Home cooked meals, friendlier service and a unique look is what we are offering here, down at the...


Trucking-News W/Ruthann Trafficking & Protecting

Trucking-News W/Ruthann Trafficking & Protecting Trafficking & Protecting. Human Trafficking is a serious and major problem today. Trucking-News W/Ruthann Trafficking & Protecting yourself from bad guys. The trucking industry is getting involved all across the country. With law enforcement and truckers teaming up to spot possible traffickers, we are closing in on the bad guys. Get involved with your local authorities and make a difference today. Troy is...


Transporting a Child, Bad Trucker! Stupidity at its best!

Transporting a Child! Transporting a Child, Bad trucker! When anyone transports a child across state lines it becomes a federal offense and you will be in big trouble once you are caught. A Truck driver picked up a 14 year old girl at a truck stop and proceeded to transport the girl through several states until authorities were able to stop the rig! Once in custody the girl reported that the driver gave her pot and as she described, put some drops on her tongue! The girl was living at a...


Trucking-News with Ruthann – Trucker Attacked

Trucking-News with Ruthann Trucker Attacked! A Trucker Attacked while he slept at the T P Gas & Truck Stop in Idaho is recovering from the event. Trucking-News with Ruthann has learned that Amos Phillips in the early morning hours thought he was secured in his locked semi truck. But that was not the case! Phillips recalled that the doors of his 2000 Freight Liner semi truck, were locked as he slept, but an intruder “grabbed hold of the handle and just ripped it open.” After entering through...


Politics & Truckers – Semi Truck Smoke Stacks

Politics & Truckers Welcome to this weeks podcast, Politics & Truckers - Semi Truck Smoke Stacks! Whats your thoughts on all the fighting over everyones view of their political stances? TalkCDL does not choose to voice how views. In fact we believe your views is your choice and you should not be attacked for what your view is. Singers and actors are paid to sing and act and thats just what they should do. This writer doesn't care what my favorite actors view on world politics is. I don't...


Six Accidents/Incidents – Getting Unstuck in Snow

A trucker once told me he had Six Accidents/Incidents but what is an accident and what is an incident? Would six be considered many or a small amount? Getting a job once you are plagued with these annoying little warts can make getting a job very hard. Even though most of the incidents are not considered major, its still the amount that gets everyones attention. When you have six accidents/incidents on your record you don't want a seventh. I imagine driving over the next several years would...


Trucking-News with Ruthann – Survivor Some Stats

Trucking-News with Ruthann Carl the Trucker is a contestant on "Survivor" this year representing the Trucking Industry. Lets hope Carl makes it to the end. Wouldn't that be something if there we a dispatcher on the show also? Then we can pit Carl against the dispatcher. Imagine the grand finale with Carl the trucker facing Bad Leroy the dispatcher? If dreams really did come true haha! Tune into Trucking-News with Ruthann and get the stats! Did you know there is over 300,000 Owner Operators...


Trucking-News with Ruthann – Oldest Company in America

Trucking-News with Ruthann, Oldest Trucking Company in America The oldest trucking company in America will surprise you and where they are from will too. Tune in on Trucking-News with Ruthann as she counts down old trucking companies. Hurricane Florence left devastation in North Carolina. Ruthann has information on how you can help. Wilmington needs volunteers to bring donations and supplies. Find out how you can get involved with transporting goods to North Carolina. A trucker that helped...


CB Radio Old Codes and Lingo, When you need to know!

CB Radio Old Codes and Lingo CB Radio codes have been long forgotten. Before just knowing the lingo a trucker had to know the cb codes i he was going to talk on the radio. When carrying a CB in your truck you lesson the chances of being robbed, beat up or worse yet killed. The CB Radio also thwarts would be robber and many many potential dangerous criminals. With terms such as "A bear in the air" or " you got one at mile marker 25 taking...


Peterbilt W900L Newest Semi Truck Road Ready

Peterbilt W900L Yeah Baby! Troy and Johnny Acid sat down to talk about basically nothing. In doing so they came up with a new concept, the Peterbilt W900L. Although a new idea but we hardly doubt the makers of the two rigs would be interested in building it. Peterbilt makes the model 379 and Kenworth makes a model called the W900L. Combine the two and you have either a really cool idea or you have just two idiots sitting around the studio talking about things they know nothing about. Johnny...


Trucking-News with Ruthann – Disaster Relief

TruckingNews with Ruthann Trucking-News with Ruthann Trucking-News is brought to you by National Carriers. This week in the new Ruthann talks about Smuggling, Hurricane Florence, Truckers against Trafficking and all other things to do with Trucking. Do you know how to spot an abducted person? Tune in and find where to learn how! Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) is a nonprofit organization that trains truck drivers to recognize and report...