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Canada

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Podcast for truck drivers

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English

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Episodes

LP229 Learn how you can help the Special Olympics fulfill athlete’s dreams

6/21/2018
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Learn how you can help the Special Olympics fulfill athlete’s dreams Bruce talks with members of the Truck Convoy for Special Olympics about why they got involved and how they help athletes fulfill their dreams through the generosity of the Special Olympics. Learn more about the passion of the people behind this amazing organization. You can learn more about the Truck Convoy for Special Olympics at www.truckconvoy.ca This episode is sponsored by Trucking Cartoons and Safety Content with...

Duration:00:40:58

LP228 Why keeping your truck clean can improve your trucking career

6/19/2018
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Why keeping your truck clean can improve your trucking career Pride in your ride is one of the most important steps in moving your career forward as a professional truck driver. Passion for your equipment and the profession is a sure way of getting promoted in the industry and moving to better runs and lanes in your career. Learn how keeping your truck clean is one part of building a solid career. This episode is sponsored by Chrome Supply Warehouse offering custom chrome and add-ons for...

Duration:00:14:59

LP227 Learn Why Trucking for a Cure’s Pink Tour is Fighting Cancer of All Kinds

6/14/2018
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Learn Why Trucking for a Cure’s Pink Tour is Fighting Cancer of All Kinds Trucking for a Cure has begun their Pink Tour raising awareness and funds in support the Canadian Cancer Society. The tour starts each year in the Spring with promotions at many trucking events through Canada ending in September with the convoys. Bruce chats with organizer Joanne Mille-Mackenzie about the organization and what they hope to achieve this year. You can learn more about Trucking for a Cure and register...

Duration:00:13:04

LP225 How truck drivers get log book violations after submitting their log books to the company

6/7/2018
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How truck drivers get log book violations after submitting their log books to the company Bruce chats with the team at Fleet-Tax Services about what they see in log book violations after truck drivers submit them to the company as complete. In the audit system inspectors can go back six months when conducting an audit and often find violations and charge the driver or the company after the audit. In this episode Bruce highlights the issues commonly found through the audit process. You can...

Duration:00:21:38

LP224 Getting Through the Truck Inspection Station as a Professional Driver

6/5/2018
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Getting Through the Truck Inspection Station as a Professional Driver Truck inspection stations will be open across the Country from June 5-7th and is an annual event. To get through with a clean inspection can mean drivers have to be perfect for 72 hours. No one is perfect of course but host Bruce Outridge offers tips for truck drivers on how they can get through the inspection stations through Road Check 2018. This episode is sponsored by Rosedale Group offering career options...

Duration:00:16:41

Topic of the Month Contest; What's Your Inspection Tips?

6/3/2018
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Topic of the Month for June 2018 is What’s Your Favourite Inspection Tip for Trucks? What is the best inspection tip to keep your truck safe? Do you have a good tip for circle checks, inspection process or more? Leave us a comment and have your name entered into this month’s 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...

Duration:00:03:27

Behind the Wheel with Danny Thompson

5/31/2018
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Behind the Wheel with Danny Thompson Bruce chats with Danny Thompson who unveiled a new song that he wrote for the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada called Behind the Wheel. The two also chat about Danny’s new music and where he will be touring over the Summer. You can learn more about the Danny Thompson Band on their website at www.dannythompsonband.com About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast aims to be a positive voice for truck drivers in the transportation industry. The Lead Pedal...

Duration:00:04:17

LP223 Women’s Trucking Federation has a new look for 2018

5/29/2018
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Women’s Trucking Federation has a new look for 2018 Bruce chats with members of the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada Shelley Uvanile-Hesch and Kimberly Biback about being involved in the WTFC and the unveiling of the new truck “Miss Destiny Star” and why the truck will be important to the team. You can learn more about the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada at http://www.womenstruckingfederationofcanada.net This episode is sponsored by Bruce’s Cartoons formerly known as...

Duration:00:15:19

Fighting Cancer 1 Truck at a Time with Trucking for a Cure

5/24/2018
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Fighting Cancer 1 Truck at a Time with Trucking for a Cure In this episode Bruce talks about Trucking for a Cure and their mission to drive out cancer one truck at a time. Find out when the convoys are for 2018 and how to get involved. You can learn more about Trucking for a Cure at www.truckingforacure.com

Duration:00:02:49

LP222 A Solid Career in Trucking with Leonard Magill

5/22/2018
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A Solid Career in Trucking with Leonard Magill Bruce chats with veteran truck driver Leonard Magill about his career in transportation and the changes he has seen along the way. The two chat about what needs to change to make trucking better and what people new to the industry should work on to have a successful career. Leonard’s son Gord was featured on episode 193. This episode is sponsored by DriverCheck with drug and alcohol policies to protect your workplace and employees. You can...

Duration:00:36:47

Getting Healthy with Healthy Fleet

5/17/2018
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Getting Healthy with Healthy Fleet In this bonus episode Bruce chats with Glenn Caldwell of Nal Insurance about their health program for truck drivers and their new health app. The two are also joined by Kimberly Biback who is a fitness enthusiast and part of the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada about her workout routine and her recent Plank Challenge. You can learn more about the app at http://www.healthyfleet.com About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast aims to be a positive voice...

Duration:00:06:25

LP221 A Quick Look at New Regulations from the HFSC

5/15/2018
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A Quick Look at New Regulations from the HFSC In this episode Bruce highlights some of the regulatory updates from the recent Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council Seminar that happened in late March 2018. Information was presented through a panel discussion with Nick Korakas of the Ministry of Transportation, Rick Gladman of Old Republic Insurance, Jodi Burness of Burness Paralegal, and Chris Wilkinson of DriverCheck. You can learn more about the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council at...

Duration:00:24:46

Be the Lead Truck with the Special Olympics

5/10/2018
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Be the Lead Truck with the Special Olympics Will you be the lead Truck this year? Find out what it takes to be the Lead Truck. www.truckconvoy.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 trucking industry wanting to improve their trucking careers or businesses. What does The Lead Pedal Podcast mean? The Lead (pronounced “Led”) stands for acceleration or fast-track...

Duration:00:03:22

LP220 How to Become a Driver Mentor with Mike Kroetch

5/8/2018
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How to Become a Driver Mentor with Mike Kroetch Bruce chats with Mike Kroetch of Transportation Safety and Compliance about how drivers can take their careers to the next level by becoming a driver trainer or mentor. The two chat about what skills a driver needs to become a mentor and why companies should be considering implementing this strategy in their fleets. You can learn more about Mike and his company at https://transportationsafetycs.ca This episode is sponsored by RS2000 Tax...

Duration:00:38:34

Topic of the Month for May 2018

5/3/2018
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Topic of the Month for May 2018 is What’s Your Favourite Cleaning Tip for Trucks? What is the best cleaning tip to get tour truck into show form? With outdoor shows coming up over the next few months everyone wants to get their truck into show quality. Leave us a comment and have your name entered into this month’s 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...

Duration:00:01:51

LP219 A Look at the TTSAO Hiring Event with Guy Broderick

5/1/2018
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A Look at the TTSAO Hiring Event with Guy Broderick The TTSAO (Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario) is holding their first hiring event and Carrier Group Leader Guy Broderick is the organizer for the event. Bruce chats with Guy about the event and how it will help those looking at the industry find employment and successful careers at the event. The two chat about careers available outside of driving and how to prepare yourself as a new driver to put forth a good first...

Duration:00:34:46

LP218 A Look at GO99 with Devlin Fenton

4/24/2018
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A Look at GO99 with Devlin Fenton Bruce interviews Devlin Fenton of GO99 about their new application that helps owner operators find freight and create relationships directly with the shippers. GO99 is a combination of load board, factoring, and administration application helping small to medium sized carriers operate profitably. You can learn more about GO99 at www.go99.ca Our sponsor for this episode is RS2000 Tax Consultants helping drivers with their taxes and accounting. To learn more...

Duration:00:37:24

Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada Unveils New Truck

4/19/2018
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The Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada unveiled a new truck at the end March with new graphics and all kinds of unique goodies. The truck features women from the industry in various roles from drivers to management and of all ages. View the truck on The Lead Pedal Podcast YouTube Channel. Special mention to Danny Thompson Band for their new song Behind the Wheel that was written specifically for the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada. you can learn more about the band at...

Duration:00:14:32

LP217 Trucking and Fake News

4/17/2018
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Trucking and Fake News In this episode Bruce talks about fake news and how to manage all the information being shared on social media. What should you listen to as a driver and how can you stay positive in an industry that is constantly changing. This episode is sponsored by Fleet-Tax Services helping carriers remain compliant in the transportation industry. You can learn more about Fleet-Tax Services at www.fleettaxservices.com The Tune of the Week is Johnny Maskingtape by the Killin’...

Duration:00:21:40

Trucking for a Cure starts Pinky Tour at Truck World

4/12/2018
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Trucking for a Cure starts Pinky Tour at Truck World In this episode Bruce talks about Trucking for a Cure and the launch of their Pinky Tour which starts at Truck World in April. Learn more about Trucking for a Cure at www.truckingforacure.com or join their Facebook Page for timely updates. 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...

Duration:00:03:01