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Podcast for truck drivers

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English

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Featured Truck- Cabover Kenworth

9/21/2018
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Featured Truck- Cabover Kenworth The Featured Truck of the Week is this cabover Kenworth. The goal of the featured truck is to showcase the many cool rides out there on the road and to show off the true “Pride in your ride.” That was the backbone of the industry in earlier times. No matter what you haul or where you go you can have pride in your equipment. All you need to have is a professional mindset. Click the image below to watch the video on this truck About the Show The Lead...

Duration:00:02:01

LP255 Driver Appreciation Starts Before You Get Hired

9/20/2018
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Driver Appreciation Starts Before You Get Hired Bruce talks about the importance of driver appreciation right from the start. He discussed the Bus and Dump method used by some carriers and how drivers can protect themselves from this method b y doing their homework beforehand. This episode is sponsored by Fluke Transport offering positions for owner operators and company drivers from local work to over the road. Find out more about Fluke Transport and what they have to offer at...

Duration:00:28:15

A look at Fluke Transport's History with Kevin Hagen

9/19/2018
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A look at Fluke Transport's History with Kevin Hagen Bruce chats with General Manager Kevin Hagen of Fluke Transport and the company's rich history. Find out why this company has been successful for so long and is breeding an atmosphere of success for drivers and owner operators alike. You can learn more at www.fluke.ca About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast aims to be a positive voice for truck drivers in the transportation industry. The Lead Pedal Podcast is a show for those in the...

Duration:00:09:58

LP254 Road Safety Around the World Rod Hannifey

9/18/2018
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Road Safety Around the World Rod Hannifey Bruce chats with veteran Australian driver Rod Hannifey who stopped in Toronto on his way through with a World tour discussing trucking and road safety from Australia to Canada. Hannifey is a road safety ambassador trying to improve road safety by getting ideas from other Countries including England, Canada, United States, and Australia. The Fellowship tour spans six weeks and four different countries. You can learn more about Rod Hannifey and his...

Duration:00:30:28

OTDS Driver Funding Options with Gus Rahim

9/17/2018
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OTDS Driver Funding Options with Gus Rahim Bruce chats with Gus Rahim of Ontario Truck Driving School about funding options for those looking to start a career in the transportation industry. Find out what options are available and where you can learn more about their programs. You can learn more at www.otds.com About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast aims to be a positive voice for truck drivers in the transportation industry. The Lead Pedal Podcast is a show for those in the trucking...

Duration:00:09:59

Featured Truck of the Week is this B-64 Mack

9/14/2018
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Featured Truck of the Week is this B-64 Mack The Featured Truck of the Week is a B-64 Mack. The goal of the featured truck is to showcase the many cool rides out there on the road and to show off the true “Pride in your ride.” That was the backbone of the industry in earlier times. No matter what you haul or where you go you can have pride in your equipment. All you need to have is a professional mindset. Click the image to view the video About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast aims to...

Duration:00:01:56

LP253 Hauling Cars with David Brown

9/13/2018
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Hauling Cars with David Brown Bruce chats with veteran driver and recruiter David Brown of CCT Autotrans about what it takes to be a professional driver hauling cars. Although wages for this part of the industry are higher than most this is not a job for the ordinary driver. What does it take and how will you know if you have what it takes to work in specialized transportation like hauling cars. You can learn more about CCT Autotrans at www.cctautotrans.ca . Happy National Trucking Week to...

Duration:00:45:54

Keep compliant with Fleet-Tax Services

9/12/2018
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Sponsor Highlight-Fleet Tax Services Fleet-Tax Services offers compliance services including drug and alcohol collection for drivers and carriers. You can learn more about Fleet-Tax Services at www.fleettaxservices.com About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast aims to be a positive voice for truck drivers in the transportation industry. The Lead Pedal Podcast is a show for those in the trucking industry wanting to improve their trucking careers or businesses. What does The Lead Pedal...

Duration:00:06:56

Merger information on Road Today Magazine and Newcom Media with Manan Gupta

9/11/2018
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Merger information on Road Today Magazine and Newcom Media with Manan Gupta Bruce chats with Manan Gupta about the recent partnership with Newcom Media and what that means for the South Asian Community and the future of Road Today Magazine. Road Today Magazine has been an award winning trucking magazine since 2004 and is now part of the the largest media group in Canada. You can learn more about the magazine at www.roadtoday.com . Happy National Trucking Week to our U.S drivers as they...

Duration:00:17:51

Fitness for Duty Summit with Jeremy Thiel

9/10/2018
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Fitness for Duty Summit with Jeremy Thiel Bruce chats with Jeremy Thiel of DriverCheck about their upcoming Fitness for Duty Summit Event happening on October 3rd, and 4th in Milton Ontario Canada. The event will focus on the new regulations and programs for the trucking industry as it relates to drugs and alcohol in the workplace. you can register and learn more at www.drivercheck.ca About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast aims to be a positive voice for truck drivers in the...

Duration:00:08:07

Bruce picks the Topic of the Month Winner for August

9/10/2018
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Bruce picks the Topic of the Month Winner for August Bruce and Kristen Gouveia of DriverCheck draw the winner for the August Topic of the Month Contest. Each month we throw out a topic for discussion and those interested in commenting will have their name entered into a draw to have a cartoon done of their truck. All we ask is that you keep the comments helpful and positive. Each month a winner will be drawn at the end of the month and the winner announced on the website and social media....

Duration:00:04:03

Featured Truck - Black Peterbilt by AJ Enterprises

9/7/2018
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Featured Truck Black Peterbilt by AJ Enterprises The Featured Truck of the Week is this black Peterbilt. The goal of the featured truck is to showcase the many cool rides out there on the road and to show off the true “Pride in your ride.” That was the backbone of the industry in earlier times. No matter what you haul or where you go you can have pride in your equipment. All you need to have is a professional mindset. Check out the video About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast aims to...

Duration:00:04:24

LP251 Growing Your Career with Daniel Murray

9/6/2018
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Growing Your Career with Daniel Murray Bruce chats with young driver Daniel Murray about his career to date in transportation. Murray has been a driver for about six years and is now looking at becoming an owner operator in the near future. Bruce caught up with the young driver at a recent Volvo event and discussed issues with being a driver in today's trucking industry. Happy Driver Appreciation Work to all Canadian Drivers on the podcast This episode is sponsored by Rosedale Transport...

Duration:00:25:12

Sponsor Highlight-Rosedale Transport

9/5/2018
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Vary your employment options with a large network of transport locations. When entering the transportation industry you may not know exactly what you want to do. Do you want to drive around the city doing deliveries, operate over the highway as a long haul driver, or work in another position like dispatch, maintenance, or administration? To choose between many of those positions you would have to quit and apply to different companies based on the positions available and you will hope that...

Duration:00:15:36

LP250 Driver Pride with Brett Akey

9/4/2018
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Driver Pride with Brett Akey Bruce chats with industry veteran and friend Brett Akey about pride in the industry and how both are using their businesses in the trucking industry to promote old time values with new ways of delivering information. The two used to work together at a past carrier and are now joining forces in their own ways to help the industry work better and look better. You can learn more about Brett Akey at www.chromesupplywarehouse.com and Bruce at www.bruceoutridge.com ....

Duration:00:21:32

Topic of the Month- What are you seeing for driver appreciation week?

9/3/2018
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Topic of the Month What are you seeing for driver appreciation week? September is driver appreciation weeks across North America. Our Topic of the Month is what are companies doing to appreciate drivers/ Leave us a comment to enter the contest draw. Each month we throw out a topic for discussion and those interested in commenting will have their name entered into a draw to have a cartoon done of their truck. All we ask is that you keep the comments helpful and positive. Each month a...

Duration:00:03:41

Featured Truck 1978 Cabover Freightliner

8/31/2018
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Featured Truck 1978 Cabover Freightliner The Featured Truck of the Week is 1978 Cabover Freightliner. The goal of the featured truck is to showcase the many cool rides out there on the road and to show off the true “Pride in your ride.” That was the backbone of the industry in earlier times. No matter what you haul or where you go you can have pride in your equipment. All you need to have is a professional mindset Check out the video About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast aims to be a...

Duration:00:02:00

LP249 Maintenance Tips with Ed Maltby

8/30/2018
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Maintenance Tips with Ed Maltby Bruce chats with Rosedale’s maintenance manager Ed Maltby about maintenance tips for drivers and owner operators and information on how to save money on parts and service. The interview was done on location at Rosedale Transport. You can learn more about Rosedale Transport at www.rosedalegroup.com This episode is sponsored by Rosedale Transport with job opportunities at various locations across the country. You can learn more at www.rosedalegroup.com The...

Duration:00:19:26

Do you fit this company’s profile for the perfect job?

8/29/2018
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Do you fit this company’s profile for the perfect job? Are you looking for a position in the transportation industry? Let me ask you if you fit this profile? Are you well organized with good customer service and communication skills? Are reliable, flexible, and punctual and available for work? Have an excellent safety record with clean driver’s abstract? Have at least 1-2 years of truck driving experience? Are looking to make above average wages? If your answer to these questions...

Duration:00:01:15

LP248 Life after 44 years of trucking with driver Pat Schick

8/28/2018
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Life after 44 years of trucking with driver Pat Schick Bruce talks with retired driver Pat after 44 years of driving about the industry and where the industry has lost some of its magic. Pat recently retired and says professionalism is missing in the industry from what it used to be. The two caught up at Chrome Supply Warehouse’s open house. Sponsoring this episode is DriverCheck with medical programs and policies for employees. You can learn more about DriverCheck at...

Duration:00:16:07