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Big Rig Banter is a trucking podcast that educates and entertains truck drivers one conversation at a time. Experienced journalists run the show with exclusive interviews that get to the heart of the trucking industry. Whether you’re new to truck driving or a veteran of 30 years, join us as we talk to familiar faces from the transportation industry. Big Rig Banter is sponsored by AllTruckJobs.com.

Big Rig Banter is a trucking podcast that educates and entertains truck drivers one conversation at a time. Experienced journalists run the show with exclusive interviews that get to the heart of the trucking industry. Whether you’re new to truck driving or a veteran of 30 years, join us as we talk to familiar faces from the transportation industry. Big Rig Banter is sponsored by AllTruckJobs.com.
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United States

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Big Rig Banter is a trucking podcast that educates and entertains truck drivers one conversation at a time. Experienced journalists run the show with exclusive interviews that get to the heart of the trucking industry. Whether you’re new to truck driving or a veteran of 30 years, join us as we talk to familiar faces from the transportation industry. Big Rig Banter is sponsored by AllTruckJobs.com.

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English

Contact:

8776967482112


Episodes

Truck Driver Ride Along | Cab Reflections With Lenay

5/15/2019
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Lenay is hitting the road and spending a day in the life of a trucker! Big Rig Banter partnered with Carlisle Carriers so that Lenay could experience a ride along for the first time. Hear all about her ride and whether or not she thinks she could make it as a truck driver. Buckle up […]

Duration:00:10:12

Summer Truckin’ | Safe Driving Tips For Summer

5/1/2019
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Have you ever thought about the amount of sun you get in the cab of your truck? It might not seem like a lot, but it actually can be very harmful for your skin! In this episode, Troy and Lenay interview Pax Rolfe about some safe summer driving tips. Make sure to give it a […]

Duration:00:21:03

Mean and Green: Retrofitting Your Rig For Clean Trucking

4/17/2019
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Earth Day is just around the corner, so it’s time to think about how truckers can help impact the environment in a positive way. Troy and Lenay discuss the many ways you can help the environment as a trucker. They also have a chat with Rachel Muncrief from the International Council on Clean Transportation. Give […]

Duration:00:14:19

Semi Truck Emissions: What You Need to Know

4/3/2019
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You might already be seeing new regulations to help cut back on emissions, which is why Troy and Lenay want to keep you informed on this hot-button issue. In this episode, they speak with a representative from the California Air and Resources Board to discuss the latest in semi truck emissions standards, why it’s so important, […]

Duration:00:23:35

Semi Truck Cleaning Tips For Spring

3/20/2019
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Surprise! We’re dropping a mid-month episode on semi truck cleaning! It’s the first day of Spring, and what better way to celebrate the new season than to clean your big rig? Lenay and Troy are going over some of the best semi truck cleaning tips to ensure that your rig is looking its best! Related blogs […]

Duration:00:08:01

How to Quit Smoking While Driving

3/6/2019
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In this episode of Big Rig Banter, Troy and Lenay discuss how truck drivers can quit smoking cigarettes. Troy talks to the communication and wellness manager of the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund about their campaign “Rigs Without Cigs,” and Lenay interviews one of the drivers who completed the program successfully. Both guests provide awesome […]

Duration:00:40:15

Trucker Fitness Tips

2/6/2019
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Well truckers, it’s just over a month into the new year. Are you struggling to maintain your New Year’s Resolutions? If so, be sure to tune into this episode of Bi gRig Banter. With interviews from Hope at Mother Trucker Yoga and Andrea from Healthy Trucker, this episode covers everything trucker fitness. Hope and Lenay […]

Duration:00:47:36

Everything You Should Know About Team Truck Driving

1/2/2019
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Welcome to the first episode of Big Rig Banter in 2019! In this episode, Troy reveals a big announcement, and Lenay and Troy debate whether or not they’d make a good driving team together. Later in the episode, Lenay chats with a mother, daughter duo about their experience team truck driving. Dorwenda and Sanaye are […]

Duration:00:23:53

Trucking Trends For 2019

12/5/2018
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There are five trucking trends of 2019 that truck drivers should keep an eye on in the new year. Big Rig Banter co-hosts, Troy and Lenay, interviewed several industry experts about what they thought the top trucking trends f 2019 were. We then narrowed their ideas down to our five favorites. The first trend to […]

Duration:00:30:08

Trucking Industry Charities

11/7/2018
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What better way to celebrate the season of giving than talking about some amazing trucking industry charities? Listen in as Troy and Lenay interview several nonprofit representatives about how their organizations work tirelessly to help truckers like you! List of Interviewees: Sue Wiese, Operation Roger – https://www.operationroger.com/ Robert Palm, Truckers Final Mile – http://www.truckersfinalmile.org/ Shannon […]

Duration:00:50:03

Cargo Theft

10/3/2018
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Hold onto your cargo, ladies and gentlemen! Troy is joined by new co-host Lenay Ruhl as they discuss the issue of cargo theft in the trucking industry. They’ll get tips from the experts about how you can keep your freight safe. Give it a listen and stay safe out there! List of Interviewees: Walt Beadling, […]

Duration:00:44:52

GATS 2018 Recap

9/5/2018
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We’re still recovering from the Great American Trucking Show! Did you have the chance to experience GATS 2018? If not, we’ve got the whole show recapped with the help of correspondent Lenay. Troy breaks down the various attendees and vendors at one of the biggest trucking conferences in the nation! List of Interviewees: Helen Van […]

Duration:00:21:59

Big Rig Bantering With Amber Tabb

8/17/2018
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In our latest episode, we sat down with Amber Tabb from ExpressTruckTax to discuss the recent IFTA deadline as well as the upcoming HVUT deadline. She’ll tell you what you need to know and how a service like ExpressTruckTax makes the process painless! ExpressTruckTax

Duration:00:15:15

The Uberization of Trucking

8/1/2018
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In this episode of Big Rig Banter, Troy takes the wheel and gears the show towards the uberization of trucking. He chats with Daniel Serowicz of Dock411 as well as Dakota Semler of the Thor Trucking Company. Listen in to find out how technology continues to shape and enhance the trucking industry! List of Interviewees: […]

Duration:00:37:47

Big Rig Bantering With John Drury

7/20/2018
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In a new segment we sat down with John Drury, or as many know him, The Dancing Trucker! Drury tells us about his weight loss journey and how dancing his helping him stay fit and spread smiles across the country! John Drury AKA The Dancing Trucker

Duration:00:13:26

Sleep Apnea in Trucking

7/4/2018
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In this episode of Big Rig Banter, Troy and Connor discuss everything you need to know about sleep apnea in trucking. They cover what it is, how it affects drivers, and some of the current laws surrounding this problem in the industry. They’ll also read some listener comments about sleep apnea and talk about potential […]

Duration:00:23:16

Women In Trucking

6/6/2018
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In this episode, Connor and Troy take a look at an important demographic in the trucking industry – women. They interview Ellen Voie, the CEO of Women in Trucking, and also talk with Angelique Jones, who is a part of Women in Trucking’s Image team. They also get some insight from trucking industry journalist Ali […]

Duration:01:13:55

Everything Owner Operators!

5/2/2018
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In this Big Rig Banter episode, Troy and Connor talk about becoming an owner-operator and how these unique drivers fit into the trucking industry. We’ll hear from the PR Director of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) Norita Taylor about her organization’s involvement in the owner-operator community. Additionally, we’ll learn about the Make-A-Wish Trucking Convoy […]

Duration:00:47:40

Marijuana in Trucking

4/4/2018
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Can truckers smoke marijuana? Troy and Connor discuss the current state of cannabis legalization and how it affects the trucking industry. We’ll hear from Lauren C. Davis, Attorney at Law and expert on current marijuana laws. She’ll help you understand everything drivers need to know about marijuana in trucking. List of Interviewees: Lauren C. Davis, […]

Duration:00:43:22

Trucker Tips for Road Rage

3/7/2018
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This episode covers everything drivers need to know about road rage. Troy and Connor discuss how to deal with aggressive drivers and road rage. We’ll hear more trucker tips for road rage from Mike Moschinski, Vice President of Trainco Truck Driving Schools, Jim Reed and Gary Halbleib of Wenger Feeds, as well as Graham Cox-Holmes, MA […]

Duration:00:52:24