Brad Chapdelaine, an owner-operator in the Dart Network, discusses his experience of moving The Wall That Heals from a small town in Kansas to the grounds of the Minnesota state capital in St. Paul. The Wall That Heals is a replica of the Vietnam Memorial on the National Mall in Washington. For Brad, a veteran who served the nation during the Vietnam era, the run was one of the most meaningful of his career.
In this segment from the Driver Appreciation Edition of the Dart Network Podcast, Dart veteran owner-operator Mary Hornsby shares some key tips on how she stays safe on the road. Mary has compiled more than 20 years of accident-free driving.
In the segment from the Driver Appreciation Edition of the Dart Network Podcast, Jim and Brad Klepper of Driver's Legal Plan discuss what professional drivers need to consider when they encounter situations where they have been pulled over by law enforcement. truckingdriverscvelawnews
In this segment from the Dart Network Podcast's Driver Appreciation Edition, we hear from Jim and Brad Klepper of Drivers Legal Plan. Jim and Brad join us to discussion Commercial Vehicle Law Enforcement's approach to the Top 8 serious violations professional drivers can face.
Recorded during the summer of 2016, welcome to the premiere episode of the Dart Network Podcast! Thanks for joining us for an informational ride-along that is focused on the Owner-Operators and Company Drivers who are a part of the Dart Network. Through the Dart Network Podcast, we will be sharing a variety of news and special features that we hope you will find helpful and entertaining as you travel across the nation’s roads and highways.
The Dart Network commemorated Flag Day this year by honoring the service and sacrifice of military veterans. In a special event at the company's headquarters, Dart presented the keys to the three company drivers -- all military veterans -- who have been selected to drive the newest trio of military-themed Kenworth T-680 trucks operating in the Dart Network. You can hear an interview with the three honorees in this edition of the Dart Network Podcast.
In this segment, the Dart Network Podcast talks with Dart Vice President of Safety Randy Luckow, who was a participant in the 2017 Fittest Executive Challenge held by the Truckload Carriers Association. As Randy notes in this interview, the real focus of the effort by the TCA was the highlight the importance of healthy diet and exercise within the professional driving community. Randy shares some great insights on how to take those first steps toward better health while out on the road.
The Dart Network Podcast presents the story of how Dart made a $4,400 donation to the St. Christopher's Relief Fund -- a non-profit that was established to assist professional drivers who have encountered significant medical expenses and other financial challenges after being out of work because of a medical issue. Shannon Currier, the Director of Philanthropy and Development, discusses the work of the St. Christopher's Fund as well as the donation from Dart.
In the first segment of a two-part series, we talk with Sean Bryant of ATBS on how to identify old financial documents and other paperwork that could be thrown out, clearing some of the clutter of aging documents that may be filling up your home office or other storage spaces. ATBS is a leading resource for business advisory services tailored to professional drivers.
In the second segment of this two-part series, Sean Bryant of ATBS discusses options for properly disposing of old paperwork, including financial documents with sensitive information. These strategies can help in clearing out the clutter of paperwork and protect you from identity theft.
The Dart Network Podcast goes on the road to Louisville, Ky., to the Mid America Trucking Show. We spent time at the Dart booth at MATS and talked with Jeff Finkel, a member of the driver recruiting team at Dart. Jeff discusses his days as a company driver and owner-operator with Dart and how that experience helps him in his recruiting work.
In the final segment of a two-part series on shooting photos during his non-driving time while on the road, the Dart Podcast talks with Dart Owner-Operator Justin Doolen discusses the importance of emphasizing safety when identifying a picture opportunity. One of Justin's photos taken last spring was selected for the 2017 Dart Calendar.
In Segment One of a two-part series, the Dart Podcast talks with Dart Owner-Operator Justin Doolen, who has used part of his time out on the road to develop his skills as a photographer. One of Justin's photos was selected for the 2017 Dart Calendar.
This segment on the Dart Network Podcast provides the details on the opportunity for veterans, members of the National Guard and anyone active in the military within the Dart Network to become an owner-operator of one of three military-wrapped trucks Dart is preparing. The deadline for entering the program is March 31, 2017.
The Dart Network Podcast recently reached the milestone of 2,500 downloads. As a way to say thank you to all our listeners, the Dart Network Podcast has produced a special segment looking back at the first six months of our podcast. This segment and our playlist series features a collection of highlights and a special message for everyone who has supported the Dart Network Podcast.
As part of our celebration of reaching the milestone of 2,500 downloads, the Dart Network Podcast has assembled a three-part series with extended highlights from our series. In this first segment, we revisit our trip to the Minnesota Special Olympics Truck Convoy.
In the second segment of our three-part series looking back at the first 2,500 downloads on the Dart Network Podcast, we recall the inspirational story of Mike Allen, who was diagnosed with lung cancer while he was on the road. We also hear about the support he received from Dart on his road to recovery.
In the final segment celebrating 2,500 downloads on the Dart Network Podcast, we hear from Patricia Churchey, who wrote a cookbook for over-the-road drivers, and we also revisit Dart Owner-Operator Josh Channel's Wreaths Across America run to Arlington National Cemetery.