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Canada

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Podcast for truck drivers

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English

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Custom Peterbilt is Customized to the Fullest

2/22/2019
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Custom Peterbilt is Customized to the Fullest This week’s featured truck is a cool custom Peterbilt that has been stretched, and decked out from head to toe. This truck was a feature at many shows in the past. Check out the video on this cool ride 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...

Duration:00:02:32

LP299 Creating a Work / Life Balance for Truck Drivers

2/21/2019
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Creating a Work / Life Balance for Truck Drivers Many drivers feel it is impossible to have a work / life balance with a job that takes you out on the road for days or weeks at a time. Bruce offers tips and information to help you get the most of your time on the road and your home life as a professional driver. Learn tips for creating your work / life balance while on the road. This episode is sponsored by Rosedale Transport offering a large network of career opportunities for drivers....

Duration:00:25:19

Attending Mega Job Fairs with The Trucking Network

2/20/2019
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Attending Mega Job Fairs with The Trucking Network Bruce talks about the benefits of attending the mega job fairs put on by The Trucking Network and offers some tips on how to get the most of your job search while attending the show. You can learn more about The Trucking Network at www.thetruckingnetworkevents.ca About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast offers a positive voice for truck drivers in the transportation industry with career and business information. The Lead Pedal Podcast is...

Duration:00:04:13

LP298 Talking Trucking with Talk CDL

2/19/2019
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Talking Trucking with Talk CDL Bruce chats with Troy and Ruthann Austin from the Talk CDL Podcast about trucking, podcasts, and a host of other issues on trucking across the border. Talk CDL is a popular podcast located in Florida and can be found at www.talkcdl.com This episode is sponsored by DriverCheck offering medical programs and testing options for the transportation industry. You can learn more at www.drivercheck.ca This episode is also sponsored by The Trucking Network with...

Duration:01:00:29

Are You Fit for Duty with DriverCheck

2/18/2019
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Are You Fit for Duty with DriverCheck? DriverCheck offers educational events along with their regular programs and consultations for the transportation industry and Bruce talks with Jeremy Thiel about their Fitness for Duty Summit and how that is helping the industry in the wake of new laws regarding Cannabis. You can learn more about DriverCheck at www.drivercheck.ca About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast offers a positive voice for truck drivers in the transportation industry with career...

Duration:00:05:55

Featured Truck of the Week: Mini International

2/15/2019
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Featured Truck of the Week: Mini International This weeks Featured Truck of the Week is a single axle International used to haul camper trailers from show to show. This retired trucker attends many shows and his rig has won many show and shines. Check out the video on this cool ride 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...

Duration:00:01:59

LP297 The State of Truck Training Because of the Humboldt Tragedy

2/14/2019
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The State of Truck Training Because of the Humboldt Tragedy In this episode Bruce discusses the status of truck training for new truck drivers in light of the Humboldt crash in Western Canada. He discusses Mandatory Entry Level Training for drivers, and where training is heading for the future. Learn why you need to look for quality training and carriers to have a successful career in the transportation industry. This episode is sponsored by Ontario Truck Driving School offering quality...

Duration:00:35:09

The Benefits of Virtual Reality Training with iMVR

2/13/2019
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The Benefits of Virtual Reality Training with iMVR Virtual Reality Training is the latest training medium for some of the largest companies on the globe. IMVR has created a virtual reality training program for the transportation industry helping truck drivers be safer on the road and allowing carriers to have a more engaging safety program. You can learn more about iMVR at www.imvr.ca About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast offers a positive voice for truck drivers in the transportation...

Duration:00:09:15

LP296 Truckers Convoy to Ottawa to Talk to Government

2/12/2019
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Truckers Convoy to Ottawa to Talk to Government Bruce chats with convoy organizer Glen Carritt about the convoy to Ottawa happening in the middle of February from Alberta Canada. The convoy is gathering steam to get truck drivers and other supporters to drive to Ottawa Ontario to make a statement to the the Government of Canada about the pipeline, jobs, and other issues affecting Canadians. Join the convoy and get your voice heard as truckers drive for important issues in our economy. You...

Duration:00:33:54

Quality Control with Larry Jones of Chrome Supply Warehouse

2/11/2019
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Quality Control with Larry Jones of Chrome Supply Warehouse Bruce chats with Manager Larry Jones of Chrome Supply Warehouse about how the store orders parts and checks for quality control of materials. Chrome Supply Warehouse only deals with quality vendors to ensure their customers get the highest quality parts for their trucks. You can learn more about Chrome Supply Warehouse at www.chromesupplywarehouse.com About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast offers a positive voice for truck...

Duration:00:05:36

Featured Truck of the Week - White Peterbilt

2/8/2019
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Featured Truck of the Week - White Peterbilt Check out this cool white Peterbilt from the Great Canadian Truck Show The truck of the week is a cool white Peterbilt spotted at the Great Canadian Truck Show. Check out the video on this cool ride 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...

Duration:00:01:56

LP295 The Importance of Management Being Part of the Team of a Carrier

2/7/2019
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The Importance of Management Being Part of the Team of a Carrier In this episode Bruce talks about the importance of management being involved in the company culture and how building a team of professional culture can help your drivers feel more comfortable and improve team work. Also part of this episode is a band profile of the Danny Thompson Band showing why this band has a strong connection to the trucking industry and why they are so passionate about being part of the industry. You...

Duration:00:19:29

Rosedale’s Maintenance Program with Ed Maltby

2/6/2019
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Rosedale’s Maintenance Program with Ed Maltby Bruce chats with maintenance expert Ed Maltby from Rosedale Transport about how carriers like Rosedale help drivers and owner operators have successful careers and businesses without having to worry about maintenance issues and safety. You can learn more about Rosedale Transport at www.rosedalegroup.com About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast offers a positive voice for truck drivers in the transportation industry with career and business...

Duration:00:11:38

LP294 Speeding and Speed Limiters with Jodi Burness

2/5/2019
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Speeding and Speed Limiters with Jodi Burness Paralegal Jodi Burness talks about the importance of understanding how speeding charges are laid. Burness also talks about understanding the court of law process and what to watch for when driving down hills. This presentation was a presentation piece from a presentation delivered to the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council at a meeting back in 2018. You can learn more about Burness Paralegal at www.burnessparalegal.com This episode is...

Duration:00:14:50

Mega Jobs at Mega Event with The Trucking Network

2/4/2019
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Mega Jobs at Mega Event with The Trucking Network The Trucking Network has a number of trucking events coming up in the near future with the first one being on March 2nd in Brampton Ontario. You can learn more about The Trucking Network Events at www.thetruckingnetworkevents.ca. About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast offers a positive voice for truck drivers in the transportation industry with career and business information. The Lead Pedal Podcast is a show for those in the trucking...

Duration:00:04:05

Featured Truck of the Week - Transport for Christ Mobile Chapel

2/1/2019
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Featured Truck of the Week Transport for Christ Mobile Chapel Bruce showcases Transport for Christ’s truck chapel from the Woodstock Truck Stop. These truck chapels can be found throughout North America and offer comfort to many truck drivers. Check out the video on this truck by clicking here 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...

Duration:00:02:27

LP293 Understanding Foul Language in Transportation Contracts

1/31/2019
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Understanding Foul Language in Transportation Contracts John Oldfield of Dalton Timmis Insurance offers information on how the term “foul language” is used in the transportation industry for contract negotiation and why you should understand the terms and how it affects your business and the risks involved. This presentation was part of a larger meeting by the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council. You can learn more about the chapter at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com This...

Duration:00:30:10

LP292 Truck Photography with Margaret Hogg

1/29/2019
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Truck Photography with Margaret Hogg Bruce talks with Margaret Hogg former General Manager of JG Drapeau Cartage. Hogg was also a former photographer before entering the transportation industry and is now back to photography with stunning truck portraits and other services for the industry. This episode is sponsored by DriverCheck with medical programs for your team helping them work safe on the job. Learn more about DriverCheck at www.drivercheck.ca This episode is also sponsored by...

Duration:00:31:36

Every Fleet Needs Compliance Help

1/28/2019
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Every Fleet Needs Compliance Help Get all of your compliance needs on one spot with Fleet-Tax Services helping owner operators and small fleets keep compliant and safe on the road. Learn more about Fleet-Tax Services and all the services available at www.fleettaxservices.com About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast offers a positive voice for truck drivers in the transportation industry with career and business information. The Lead Pedal Podcast is a show for those in the trucking industry...

Duration:00:06:56

LP291 Understanding Transportation Contracts with John Oldfield

1/24/2019
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Understanding Transportation Contracts with John Oldfield Transportation veteran John Oldfield talks about the importance of knowing the risk associated with people signing contracts such as dispatchers and other members of a team. Having a plan in place can help add risk to you as a carrier. This presentation was part of a larger presentation put on by the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council. You can learn more at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com This episode is sponsored by...

Duration:00:22:05