37 episodes

Tony and Brian Merkel host conversations with people that drive for a living as they share their wild and crazy experiences from the road. Becoming stranded, bad storms, weird hitchhikers, saving someone from an accident, seeing UFOs, and so much more! If you've experienced it, Tony and Brian want to talk about it!

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Tony and Brian Merkel host conversations with people that drive for a living as they share their wild and crazy experiences from the road. Becoming stranded, bad storms, weird hitchhikers, saving someone from an accident, seeing UFOs, and so much more! If you've experienced it, Tony and Brian want to talk about it!

    36: Triangle UFO Over Interstate

    36: Triangle UFO Over Interstate

    In Episode 36: Triangle UFO Over Interstate, Hassen joins the crew to share his intriguing tale of witnessing a triangle UFO in northern Pennsylvania. He reveals his opinion on what he believes extraterrestrials are, sparking some conversation on the matter... to which Tony has no shortage of opinions and knowledge! To date Hassen has been driving for roughly three years, and ever since having his UFO sighting, he looks forward to encountering many more on the road. Sit back, relax, and look out for that big beam of light!

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    • 1 hr 10 min
    35: Diesel in His Veins

    35: Diesel in His Veins

    In Episode 35: Diesel In His Veins, Tony and Brian are joined by Rob, a trucker of over 13 years. Rob was born with diesel running through his veins, following in the footsteps of his father who was also a trucker. Along with driving, Rob has worked in dispatch. He shares with us his many stories from both behind the wheel and behind the desk, including seeing a "bigfoot" and his experiences riding with his dad. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride!

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    • 1 hr 25 min
    34: Driving Lessons From PA Truckers

    34: Driving Lessons From PA Truckers

    In Episode 34: Driving Lessons From PA Truckers, Tony and Brian sit down with Ryan, a fellow Pennsylvania trucker. They discuss an email sent in by a listener named Nancy, who asked what everyday drivers can do to be safer on the road and how they help truckers as they perform their daily routine. If you've been driving for any length of time, you probably have a number of thoughts on this matter, and the guys did too! Sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    33: Rock N' Roll Landscaper

    33: Rock N' Roll Landscaper

    In Episode 33: Rock N' Roll Landscaper, we are joined by Shane, a landscaping professional and metal musician. Shane has been in landscaping for a little while and has many stories to share from on the job and on the road. Not only does Shane tow a 24 foot trailer for work, he's also been on tour and driven for his metal band. Shane has seen many incredible events on the road, so sit back, buckle up, and rock on as he tells us about them!

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    • 1 hr 18 min
    32: I Almost Died

    32: I Almost Died

    In Episode 32: I Almost Died, guest Ken, a driver for many years, joins the show to talk about his travels all over the United States. As would be the case with traveling across the country, he has seen some incredible, intense, and unimaginable sights. He recounts a time he was involved in a near-fatal accident, road oddities including an exploding meteor, and even his opportunity to purchase some "commercial love." Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride!

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    • 1 hr 25 min
    31: The Breakroom | Uncle Pally, Brian, and Tony

    31: The Breakroom | Uncle Pally, Brian, and Tony

    In Episode 31: The Breakroom, we have another family sit-down, but with a new guest! We welcome Tony's uncle and Brian's brother, Cameron, aka “Uncle Pally.” Uncle Pally has been a driver for different industries for many years. Previously, he drove, transported, and delivered money for Dunbar Armored, and tells us what it was like driving around a bank on wheels. We also discuss driving dump trucks, automated trucks getting hacked by terrorists, and general industry talk. Finally Uncle Pally wraps up the show by recounting how as kids, he and Brian witnessed three UFOs in the sky!

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    Produced by: Tony Merkel

    • 1 hr 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

iheardyah ,

Love the podcast!!

I love you guys! Being a bus driver myself, I know the frustrations that you go through. It’s tough some days not to want to clock someone up side the head and give them a shake. Keep up the great work Tony and Brian. You are awesome!!

doubble C ,

UNINFORMED AND UNPROFESSIONAL

As a 39 year veteran over the road truck driver I can tell you these people know little about the business. Act as though they know all, and are misinforming the general public about the profession. Hacks like this just reinforce old myths And hurt the industry.

felsker ,

Top notch

Just like The Confessionals Podcast, this one doesn’t disappoint. Grew up with a trucker dad and done my fair share of it in my life too. Riveting episode of fuel tanker contractor in enemy territory. Just fantastic. Production is top notch and can’t wait to hear more. Much respect from Canada and keep up the good work.

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