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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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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Foreign & American Owned Trucking COmpanies in Chicago

4/6/2020
TalKCDL is the Number One Trucking Podcast on planet Earth. This isn't just our claim but yours also. Foreign & American owned trucking companies. American Oil Field Companies Foreign owned trucking companies in Chicago. If you thought we were picking on foreign owned companies, guess again. We pick on everyone that we find are making negative impacts on American truckers. take these American owned oil field companies luring trucking to Texas. This is another big problem for drivers. These...

Duration:00:44:03

Calling All Truckers We All Need you

3/29/2020
TalKCDL is the Number One Trucking Podcast on planet Earth. This isn't just our claim but yours also. Calling all truckers we all need you. The world is now getting to see what we all have been saying for years. If you take truckers away, you will have mass manic. Its funny how everyone is out of work except all truckers. The world is being told to stay home except all truckers. Truckers are the last man standing, garden the pun ladies. Truck driver from all ages and gender are being told...

Duration:00:47:14

Trucking News its all about Truckers

3/22/2020
Trucking News Its All About Truckers. How can a trucker ensure that he will be fired and most likely not drive a tractor-trailer for a very long time? Drive on the parkway, hit a bridge and do it while you are drunk. Thats right, recently a young trucker got himself in a whole heap of trouble, by driving while intoxicated on a road prohibited for truckers and of course crashing into a bridge. It doesn't get any brighter than that. Cop hits trucker while driving distracted TRUCKING NEWS ITS...

Duration:00:39:41

Trucker Tax Service advice to Truck Drivers

3/15/2020
Trucker tax service, advice to truck drivers. It's tax time and for trucking industry, as with other industries, we should look to the experts to help with our yearly taxes. For company drivers and owner operators, finding someone that knows how to save and file taxes properly can be hard. Fortunately for truckers, the is a tax preparer called Trucker tax service. Owned and operated by Jim O'Donnell for 12 years. Jim sat down with us to answer some though questions about how he is better...

Duration:00:53:13

Truckers & The Nuclear Bomb

3/8/2020
Truckers & The Nuclear Bomb. What would you do if the big bomb was dropped today. What would you save? What American icon would you think should be saved for the rebuilding of the United States of America? Special guest Radiolab joined us for a podcast to ask our audience what they would think of saving during a nuclear attack. The answers will surprise you. Not one of them said they would save their dispatcher but one did say they would save a Kenworth W900 and a CB Radio. Simon Adler the...

Duration:01:04:51

The Trucker House made of containers

3/2/2020
https://www.staugustine.com/news/20190222/livin-dream-artist-builds-shipping-container-home-after-hurricane-irmahttp://talkcdl.com/s2e27-truckers-face-off-with-protesters/http://talkcdl.com/s2e22-trucking-company-makes-a-mistake-watch-what-you-say-on-facebook/http://talkcdl.com/tramadol-the-looie-ville-truck-show/http://talkcdl.com/murder-on-the-dock-the-thomas-hartman-story/ TalKCDL is the Number One Trucking Podcast on planet Earth. This isn't just our claim but yours also. The Trucker...

Duration:00:42:16

Tramadol & the Looie-ville Truck Show

2/25/2020
TalKCDL is the Number One Trucking Podcast on planet Earth. This isn't just our claim but yours also. Tramadol & The Looie-Ville Truck Show. Truck drivers are already signing up for the new drug clearing house. Ruthann from TalkCDL wanted to make sure every driver understands what registering for the program means. She explained how and when a trucker must sign up and why. The new drug clearing house is a program designed by the government to track all professional truck drivers that have a...

Duration:00:26:41

Coronavirus and Truckers

2/16/2020
Coronanvirus and Truckers.Truck drivers all across are asking the question, am I safe from getting the coronavirus? The answer is somewhat simple. As authorities had thought, the virus does not seem to able to survive on surfaces for lengthy periods, meaning, unlike hepatitis which can survive for long periods (up to a week) on surfaces, the coronavirus does not initially appear to have this kind of stamina. TalKCDL is the Number One Trucking Podcast on planet Earth. This isn't just our...

Duration:00:31:16

Trucker gets caught in an FBI Sting

2/10/2020
TalKCDL is the Number One Trucking Podcast on planet Earth. This isn't just our claim but yours also. TRUCKER GETS CAUGHT IN AN FBI STING . A trucker from Tennessee was arrested after he traveled to Georgia to meet what he thought was an under aged child. According to authorities Seth Weidemann used the internet to try to exploit a vulnerable child for sexual gratification. According to authorities Weidemann began communicating with an undercover agent in January of 2019, thinking he was...

Duration:00:35:15

Murder On the Dock, The Thomas Hartman Story

2/2/2020
A truck driver is in prison and a dock manager is dead. That was the result of an impatient trucker trying to get unloaded before his appointment. Truck driver Timothy Saunders got into an argument with Thomas Hartman in May of 2019 and it would change their lives forever. The result was Saunders pointing a gun at Hartman and pulling the trigger. One family has lost a member forever and another family will have to watch their loved one grow very old behind bars. This story is the result of...

Duration:01:03:24

Director tom Turns Trucking Interview Around

1/26/2020
Director Tom Turns Trucking Interview Around. We sat down with a Hollywood director to talk about his thoughts on trucking and he turned the interview around on us. Instead of asking questions, Tom Kramer, a Hollywood director turned the tables on hosts Troy and Ruthann Austin. Tom quickly took over the show and conducted his own interview, asking Troy and Ruthann personal questions of their trucking life. Tune into this weeks podcast and enjoy the fun. DIRECTOR TOM TURNS TRUCKING INTERVIEW...

Duration:00:51:38

Trucker Booting Scam – Know The Law

1/20/2020
Trucker Booting Scam - Know The Law. All across the country there is a new scam going on. Tow companies are setting up illegal booting traps. Unaware to the property owner, illegal tow companies will set signs on parking lots that say "No Semi Truck Parking". In many cases the signs are hidden and not well lit. When an unsuspecting trucker pulls in to the empty parking lot for a few hours of rest, the trap is sprung. Many time the signs might be quickly installed after the trucker has...

Duration:00:45:10

embarrassment to Trucking

1/14/2020
TalKCDL is the Number One Trucking Podcast on planet Earth. This isn't just our claim but yours also. An embarrassment to trucking. The latest trucker to kill an innocent driver on the road while under the influence happened this past week. Court records say Peterson Black, of Taylorsville, Utah, had been under the influence of alcohol Sunday while driving west on I-80, about 4 miles southwest of Grand Island. According to reports Black lost control of his truck and it crossed into the...

Duration:00:44:28

Trucking Stats and Those Governing Truckers

1/3/2020
TalKCDL is the Number One Trucking Podcast on planet Earth. This isn't just our claim but yours also.Trucking Stats and Those Governing Truckers. This week on TalkCDL Trucking Podcast, Ruthann and Troy talked about some statistics in the trucking industry. How many peoplemmake up the trucking industry? Its many. How much money is the trucking industry worth? Wait till you hear the number. They spoke about these topics and many other stats that cover trucking. The Trucking Law Makers TRUCKING...

Duration:00:37:38

2019 Trucking Companies Gone + Shots Fired

12/31/2019
TalKCDL is the Number One Trucking Podcast on planet Earth. This isn't just our claim but yours also.2019 Trucking Companies Gone + Shots Fired. There were too many trucking companies that went out of business in 2019 to count. Citing lack of fright because of trade wars, many carriers found themselves searching for freight. With lack of freight came lower rates and from there they started tumbling. Celadon Trucking was the largest but they issues went far beyond lack of freight!. Celadon...

Duration:00:43:36

Australian Trucker Gary with TalkCDL

12/25/2019
TalKCDL is the Number One Trucking Podcast on planet Earth. This isn't just our claim but yours also. Australian Trucker Gary with TalkCDL in the studio for a chat about trucking life in Australia. Gary Reynolds recently called in to talk about his adventures in the outback. In Australia truckers have many similarities and also some differences. For example Australian truck drivers also have to log their hours of driving. They are however, not obligated to use ELD's. Australian truck...

Duration:01:06:06

D.O.T. Answers Tough Truckers Questions

12/10/2019
TalKCDL is the Number One Trucking Podcast on planet Earth. This isn't just our claim but yours also.D.O.T. Answers tough trucker Questions. Trooper Hoover from the Indiana State Police sat down with us for an interview. We talked about his relationship with truck drivers and how he is making an impact in todays trucking industry. Trooper Hoover has been on the force many years and most of it has been working with the Department of transportation. Questions for the D.O.T. Drivers wrote in...

Duration:01:16:29

Trucking A Young Boy’s Dream

12/5/2019
TalKCDL is the Number One Trucking Podcast on planet Earth. This isn't just our claim but yours also.Trucking A Young Boy's Dream. Driving a tractor-trailer for a living for most is a job but for some a dream. A young boy worked in his grandfathers garage greasing rigs and changing tires. Traveling up and down the highways in Pennsylvania in his pap's cabover, he fell in love with trucking! He would go onto learn many things from that old man. Respect, skills and safety would top the list....

Duration:00:35:32

Semi Trucks in PA & Trucker Birthdays

12/1/2019
TalKCDL is the Number One Trucking Podcast on planet Earth. This isn't just our claim but yours also.Semi Trucks in Pa & Trucker Birthdays. There are a few new rules in Pennsylvania when it comes to Semi Trucks and winter driving. It will depend on conditions and what weight and level your semi truck falls into on the new categories list. Pennsylvania has been named the 2nd worst state for winter driving and the authorities here are taking it serious. If you drive a big rig for a living, you...

Duration:00:29:40

Alcohol Inside Semi Trucks

11/26/2019
TalKCDL is the Number One Trucking Podcast on planet Earth. This isn't just our claim but yours also. Alcohol Inside Semi Trucks. Is a truck driver permitted to have alcohol in his semi truck? Is there a law that covers this? Recently TalkCDL broke a story about a driver that was fired and was caught with alcohol in his cab. A carrier reported that the driver in question was terminated because of service failures. In fact 5 failures in the two week period he was with the company. Upon...

Duration:00:51:07