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The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers - Trucking, Transportation

Helping Truck Drivers have Successful Trucking Careers and Businesses in the Transportation Industry.

The Lead Pedal Podcast for truck drivers talks all things trucking for people in the transportation industry helping them improve their business and careers. Interviews, trucking information, and other features that are helpful for truck drivers and those in the transportation industry

The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers has main episodes released every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and bonus material on other days. You can learn more about the host and show on our website or better yet SUBSCRIBE to the show on your favourite podcast platform.

The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers Bruce Outridge, The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers

    • Business
    • 4.6 • 12 Ratings

The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers - Trucking, Transportation

Helping Truck Drivers have Successful Trucking Careers and Businesses in the Transportation Industry.

The Lead Pedal Podcast for truck drivers talks all things trucking for people in the transportation industry helping them improve their business and careers. Interviews, trucking information, and other features that are helpful for truck drivers and those in the transportation industry

The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers has main episodes released every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and bonus material on other days. You can learn more about the host and show on our website or better yet SUBSCRIBE to the show on your favourite podcast platform.

    1955 International R-200 Truck: Lead Pedal Featured Truck

    1955 International R-200 Truck: Lead Pedal Featured Truck

    1955 International R-200 Truck: Lead Pedal Featured Truck
    #trucks #International #oldtrucks #classictrucks #semitrucks 
    This week’s featured truck is a beautiful old 1955 International R-200 truck and trailer from the Clifford Truck Show. We offer you a look at this clean truck in this episode. 
    Watch the video on this truck here
    Enter Your Truck to be a Featured Truck of the Week
    To get your truck entered into the Lead Pedal Featured Trucks email photos of your truck and a write up about and why it supposed to be part of these amazing trucks. Email leadpedalpodcast@gmail.com 
     
    This episode is sponsored by RIMS Transport who is looking for owner operators and drivers to  work cross border operations out of Hamilton Ontario. You can learn more about the opportunities at www.rimstransport.com

     
    Chrome Supply Warehouse has the best selection of chrome and truck parts in Ontario Canada. Located in Belleville Ontario on the North side of the Highway with lots of truck parking. Stop in for a break or to check on their Deal of the day. Learn more online at www.chromesupplywarehouse.com 

     

    About the Show
    LISTEN TO THE PODCAST- The show is available at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com  , ITunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Tunein, iHeartradio, SoundCloud, and other popular podcast platforms. Thanks for listening
    JOIN THE LEAD PEDAL PODCAST FAN CLUB  www.TheLeadPedalPodcastFanClub.com 
    LISTEN TO LEAD PEDAL RADIO at www.LeadPedalRadio.com 
    The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers talks all things trucking for people in the transportation industry helping them improve their business and careers. Interviews with industry professionals and truck drivers, trucking information, and other features on the industry are meant to be helpful for truck drivers and those in transportation. The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers has main episodes released every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday with bonus material on other days. You can learn more about the host and show on our website and make sure to SUBSCRIBE to the show on your favourite podcast platform. www.theleadpedalpodcast.com 
    What does The Lead Pedal Podcast mean? The Lead (pronounced - Led) stands for acceleration or fast-track of your career or business. It is a play on words and we certainly are not here promoting speeding in the industry. We are hoping this information will help you become a professional driver faster than if you didn’t know about many of these topics.
    Are you enjoying the show? If so we would appreciate you leaving us a rating and review on iTunes or on your favourite podcast platform. www.theleadpedalpodcast.com 
    Join The Lead Pedal Podcast Fan Club where are loyal fans get first chance at specials, discounts on merchandise and much more.The club is free to join and you can learn more at www.theleadpedalpodcastfanclub.com 
     

    • 6 min
    LP1211 Why Don’t We Have Bathrooms in Trucks: Lead Pedal Q and A

    LP1211 Why Don’t We Have Bathrooms in Trucks: Lead Pedal Q and A

    Why Don’t We Have Bathrooms in Trucks: Lead Pedal Q and A
    #bathrooms #truckdrivers #trucking #trucks #bathroomsintrucks
    A listener asked this question and why don’t truck manufacturers build bathrooms in trucks? This question has been circulating for years and with all the technology available in today’s trucks why are we not building bathrooms in trucks. We attempt to answer that question on the podcast today. 
    Disclaimer: If you have a question about business or careers in the transportation industry email your question to leadpedalpodcast@gmail.com . Please note answers are general in nature and the opinion of the host or guest of the show. Please seek professional expertise before making any decisions. 
     
    This episode is sponsored by Bison Transport with many opportunities for truck drivers in their fleet across Canada.
    At Bison – they put Safety First
    Bison’s “Right to Decide” Policy gives every Driver their ultimate protection. Drivers make the final decision if it is safe to drive and Bison actively encourages Driver’s use of this policy.
      
    Safe Driving Reward Program
    Bison’s Safe Driving Reward Program financially rewards Drivers for achieving safe miles. Our top level Drivers earn up to 15% more through this program. Rewards are paid quarterly and can be deposited directly in your Group RRSP if you choose.
    Experience a Fleet of Support At Bison
    Fleet support means 24/7 Live support for all Drivers and Owner-Operators, allowing you to focus on maximizing your miles on each trip
    Bison also offers app-based solutions to make every trip as smooth as possible, including in-yard trailer location, trip rating and digital paperwork transfer
     
    Drive State of the Art Late Model Freightliner and Volvo Tractors at Bison
    Bison Drivers enjoy the safest and most comfortable tractors on the road with integrated powertrains, and fully automatic transmissions.
    All Bison’s tractors come equipped with the latest safety features in the Detroit Assurance and Volvo Active Driver Assist platforms. These safety systems provide safety features such as collision mitigation, driver side airbag, land departure and adaptive cruise control to support the driver at all times while over the road.
     
    You can learn more about Bison and the opportunities available at www.bisondriving.com   or call 1-800-527-5781 @BisonTransport #bisontransport

     
    DriverCheck is a leader in drug and alcohol, cognitive, and workplace testing helping employers have a safe workplace for their staff. Learn how DriverCheck can help you be safe at www.drivercheck.ca

     
    This episode is sponsored by Rosedale Transport offering career opportunities for truck drivers with their large network. You can learn more at www.rosedalegroup.com

     

    About the Show
    LISTEN TO THE PODCAST- The show is available at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com  , ITunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Tunein, iHeartradio, SoundCloud, and other popular podcast platforms. Thanks for listening
    JOIN THE LEAD PEDAL PODCAST FAN CLUB  www.TheLeadPedalPodcastFanClub.com 
    LISTEN TO LEAD PEDAL RADIO at www.LeadPedalRadio.com 
    The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers talks all things trucking for people in the transportation industry helping them improve their business and careers. Interviews with industry professionals and truck drivers, trucking information, and other features on the industry are meant to be helpful for truck drivers and those in transportation. The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers has main episodes released every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday with bonus material on other days. You can learn more about the host and show on our website and make sure to SUBSCRIBE to the show on your favourite podcast platform. www.theleadpedalpodcast.com 
    What does The Lead Pedal Podcast mean? The Lead (pronounced - Led) stands for acceleration or fast-track of your career or business. It is a play on words and we certainly are not here promoting speeding

    • 7 min
    Making Your Fleet Safer With Pre-trip Inspections: Fleet Safety Council Recap

    Making Your Fleet Safer With Pre-trip Inspections: Fleet Safety Council Recap

    Making Your Fleet Safer With Pre-trip Inspections: Fleet Safety Council Recap
    #cdl #inspections #truckdrivers #trucking #safety #events #pretripinspections 
    Pre-Trip Inspections have been a problem in the trucking industry for a long time. Fleets spend a lot of time trying to get their truck drivers to complete proper inspections. The Fleet Safety Council recently held an event for the trucking industry talking about the issues as to why truck drivers don’t conduct proper inspections and how they can inspire better inspections in the future. You can learn more about the Fleet Safety Council at www.fleetsafetycouncil.com 
    This episode is sponsored by Bison Transport with many opportunities for truck drivers in their fleet across Canada.
    At Bison – they put Safety First
    Bison’s “Right to Decide” Policy gives every Driver their ultimate protection. Drivers make the final decision if it is safe to drive and Bison actively encourages Driver’s use of this policy.
      
    Safe Driving Reward Program
    Bison’s Safe Driving Reward Program financially rewards Drivers for achieving safe miles. Our top level Drivers earn up to 15% more through this program. Rewards are paid quarterly and can be deposited directly in your Group RRSP if you choose.
    Experience a Fleet of Support At Bison
    Fleet support means 24/7 Live support for all Drivers and Owner-Operators, allowing you to focus on maximizing your miles on each trip
    Bison also offers app-based solutions to make every trip as smooth as possible, including in-yard trailer location, trip rating and digital paperwork transfer
     
    Drive State of the Art Late Model Freightliner and Volvo Tractors at Bison
    Bison Drivers enjoy the safest and most comfortable tractors on the road with integrated powertrains, and fully automatic transmissions.
    All Bison’s tractors come equipped with the latest safety features in the Detroit Assurance and Volvo Active Driver Assist platforms. These safety systems provide safety features such as collision mitigation, driver side airbag, land departure and adaptive cruise control to support the driver at all times while over the road.
     
    You can learn more about Bison and the opportunities available at www.bisondriving.com   or call 1-800-527-5781 @BisonTransport #bisontransport

     
    DriverVerified is an online platform that allows you to keep a profile that can be found by potential employers, sent directly to insurance professionals, or updated with documents that help you stand out from other applicants. You can learn more about DriverVerified at www.driververified.com  Set up your free profile today. 

     
    Have you heard of RS2000 Tax Services offering accounting services throughout Ontario? The firm specializes in truck drivers, owner operators, and farm based businesses. Work with people who know exactly what operators in your industry require to be profitable. Learn more at www.RS2000tax.com or call 1-800-304-3986

     

    About the Show
    LISTEN TO THE PODCAST- The show is available at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com  , ITunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Tunein, iHeartradio, SoundCloud, and other popular podcast platforms. Thanks for listening
    JOIN THE LEAD PEDAL PODCAST FAN CLUB  www.TheLeadPedalPodcastFanClub.com 
    LISTEN TO LEAD PEDAL RADIO at www.LeadPedalRadio.com 
    The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers talks all things trucking for people in the transportation industry helping them improve their business and careers. Interviews with industry professionals and truck drivers, trucking information, and other features on the industry are meant to be helpful for truck drivers and those in transportation. The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers has main episodes released every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday with bonus material on other days. You can learn more about the host and show on our website and make sure to SUBSCRIBE to the show on your favourite podcast platform. www.theleadpedalpodcast.com 
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    • 42 min
    Rewarding Safety in Your Company With Fleet Safety Awards

    Rewarding Safety in Your Company With Fleet Safety Awards

    Rewarding Safety in Your Company With Fleet Safety Awards
    #safety #awards #trucking #fleetsafety #truckdriverawards #fleetsafetycouncil
    Rewarding safety on your team can have huge advantages for your trucking fleet. Truck drivers and safety personnel that win awards are often more dedicated to the company and that can flow through to a safer fleet overall. In today’s show we talk with Danielle Levitt and Rick Brown of the Fleet Safety Council about the Safety Awards for Truck Driver of the Year and Safety Person of the Year. We learn who can win the awards and how your fleet can get involved. You can learn more about the Fleet Safety Council at www.fleetsafetycouncil.com 
    This episode is sponsored by RIMS Transport who is looking for owner operators and drivers to  work cross border operations out of Hamilton Ontario. You can learn more about the opportunities at www.rimstransport.com

     
    This episode is sponsored by C.A.T. Transport offering flexible work options, pet friendly programs, and is one of the Best Managed Carriers in Canada. Learn more at www.cat.ca  or call 1-800-363-5313

     
    This episode is also sponsored by Ontario Truck Driving School has a number of courses to help you be successful when starting a career in transportation from heavy equipment to over the road trucking. You can learn more about starting your career at www.otds.com

     

    About the Show
    LISTEN TO THE PODCAST- The show is available at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com  , ITunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Tunein, iHeartradio, SoundCloud, and other popular podcast platforms. Thanks for listening
    JOIN THE LEAD PEDAL PODCAST FAN CLUB  www.TheLeadPedalPodcastFanClub.com 
    LISTEN TO LEAD PEDAL RADIO at www.LeadPedalRadio.com 
    The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers talks all things trucking for people in the transportation industry helping them improve their business and careers. Interviews with industry professionals and truck drivers, trucking information, and other features on the industry are meant to be helpful for truck drivers and those in transportation. The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers has main episodes released every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday with bonus material on other days. You can learn more about the host and show on our website and make sure to SUBSCRIBE to the show on your favourite podcast platform. www.theleadpedalpodcast.com 
    What does The Lead Pedal Podcast mean? The Lead (pronounced - Led) stands for acceleration or fast-track of your career or business. It is a play on words and we certainly are not here promoting speeding in the industry. We are hoping this information will help you become a professional driver faster than if you didn’t know about many of these topics.
    Are you enjoying the show? If so we would appreciate you leaving us a rating and review on iTunes or on your favourite podcast platform. www.theleadpedalpodcast.com 
    Join The Lead Pedal Podcast Fan Club where are loyal fans get first chance at specials, discounts on merchandise and much more.The club is free to join and you can learn more at www.theleadpedalpodcastfanclub.com 
     

    • 31 min
    Featuring a 1973 Kenworth Truck: Last Build

    Featuring a 1973 Kenworth Truck: Last Build

    Featuring a 1973 Kenworth Truck: Last Build
    #Kenworth #TruckRestoration #ClassicTruck #VintageTruck #TruckLovers #TruckLife
    In this video, we feature a classic 1973 Kenworth Truck called Last Build by W.A. Baker. From the grill to the interior, we'll be showcasing this vintage beauty. Whether you're a truck enthusiast or just love a beautiful truck, this video is sure to take you on a nostalgic journey through the past. Don't miss out on this blast from the past. Subscribe to our channel for more featured truck content.
    Watch the video on this truck here
    Enter Your Truck to be a Featured Truck of the Week
    To get your truck entered into the Lead Pedal Featured Trucks email photos of your truck and a write up about and why it supposed to be part of these amazing trucks. Email leadpedalpodcast@gmail.com 
    This episode is sponsored by RIMS Transport who is looking for owner operators and drivers to  work cross border operations out of Hamilton Ontario. You can learn more about the opportunities at www.rimstransport.com

     
    This episode is sponsored by C.A.T. Transport offering flexible work options, pet friendly programs, and is one of the Best Managed Carriers in Canada. Learn more at www.cat.ca  or call 1-800-363-5313

     
    Chrome Supply Warehouse has the best selection of chrome and truck parts in Ontario Canada. Located in Belleville Ontario on the North side of the Highway with lots of truck parking. Stop in for a break or to check on their Deal of the day. Learn more online at www.chromesupplywarehouse.com 

     

    About the Show
    LISTEN TO THE PODCAST- The show is available at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com  , ITunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Tunein, iHeartradio, SoundCloud, and other popular podcast platforms. Thanks for listening
    JOIN THE LEAD PEDAL PODCAST FAN CLUB  www.TheLeadPedalPodcastFanClub.com 
    LISTEN TO LEAD PEDAL RADIO at www.LeadPedalRadio.com 
    The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers talks all things trucking for people in the transportation industry helping them improve their business and careers. Interviews with industry professionals and truck drivers, trucking information, and other features on the industry are meant to be helpful for truck drivers and those in transportation. The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers has main episodes released every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday with bonus material on other days. You can learn more about the host and show on our website and make sure to SUBSCRIBE to the show on your favourite podcast platform. www.theleadpedalpodcast.com 
    What does The Lead Pedal Podcast mean? The Lead (pronounced - Led) stands for acceleration or fast-track of your career or business. It is a play on words and we certainly are not here promoting speeding in the industry. We are hoping this information will help you become a professional driver faster than if you didn’t know about many of these topics.
    Are you enjoying the show? If so we would appreciate you leaving us a rating and review on iTunes or on your favourite podcast platform. www.theleadpedalpodcast.com 
    Join The Lead Pedal Podcast Fan Club where are loyal fans get first chance at specials, discounts on merchandise and much more.The club is free to join and you can learn more at www.theleadpedalpodcastfanclub.com 
     
     
     

    • 6 min
    Should You Become a Truck Driver? Lead Pedal Q and A

    Should You Become a Truck Driver? Lead Pedal Q and A

    Should You Become a Truck Driver? Lead Pedal Q and A
    #trucking #truckdriver #cdl #trucklife #trucker #truckingindustry #truckerslife
    In this Lead Pedal Q and A, we explore the question "Should You Become a Truck Driver?" If you've ever wondered about pursuing a career in trucking, this episode is for you. We'll discuss the benefits and challenges of being a truck driver, the earning potential, job outlook, and what it takes to succeed in this industry. Whether you're considering a career change or exploring your options, listen to learn more about the trucking profession. So, should you become a truck driver? Listen to this episode to find out!
    Disclaimer: If you have a question about business or careers in the transportation industry email your question to leadpedalpodcast@gmail.com . Please note answers are general in nature and the opinion of the host or guest of the show. Please seek professional expertise before making any decisions. 
     
    This episode is sponsored by Bison Transport with many opportunities for truck drivers in their fleet across Canada.
    At Bison – they put Safety First
    Bison’s “Right to Decide” Policy gives every Driver their ultimate protection. Drivers make the final decision if it is safe to drive and Bison actively encourages Driver’s use of this policy.
      
    Safe Driving Reward Program
    Bison’s Safe Driving Reward Program financially rewards Drivers for achieving safe miles. Our top level Drivers earn up to 15% more through this program. Rewards are paid quarterly and can be deposited directly in your Group RRSP if you choose.
    Experience a Fleet of Support At Bison
    Fleet support means 24/7 Live support for all Drivers and Owner-Operators, allowing you to focus on maximizing your miles on each trip
    Bison also offers app-based solutions to make every trip as smooth as possible, including in-yard trailer location, trip rating and digital paperwork transfer
     
    Drive State of the Art Late Model Freightliner and Volvo Tractors at Bison
    Bison Drivers enjoy the safest and most comfortable tractors on the road with integrated powertrains, and fully automatic transmissions.
    All Bison’s tractors come equipped with the latest safety features in the Detroit Assurance and Volvo Active Driver Assist platforms. These safety systems provide safety features such as collision mitigation, driver side airbag, land departure and adaptive cruise control to support the driver at all times while over the road.
     
    You can learn more about Bison and the opportunities available at www.bisondriving.com   or call 1-800-527-5781 @BisonTransport #bisontransport

     
    This episode is also sponsored by Ontario Truck Driving School has a number of courses to help you be successful when starting a career in transportation from heavy equipment to over the road trucking. You can learn more about starting your career at www.otds.com

     

    About the Show
    LISTEN TO THE PODCAST- The show is available at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com  , ITunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Tunein, iHeartradio, SoundCloud, and other popular podcast platforms. Thanks for listening
    JOIN THE LEAD PEDAL PODCAST FAN CLUB  www.TheLeadPedalPodcastFanClub.com 
    LISTEN TO LEAD PEDAL RADIO at www.LeadPedalRadio.com 
    The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers talks all things trucking for people in the transportation industry helping them improve their business and careers. Interviews with industry professionals and truck drivers, trucking information, and other features on the industry are meant to be helpful for truck drivers and those in transportation. The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers has main episodes released every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday with bonus material on other days. You can learn more about the host and show on our website and make sure to SUBSCRIBE to the show on your favourite podcast platform. www.theleadpedalpodcast.com 
    What does The Lead Pedal Podcast mean? The Lead (pronounced - Led) stands for accel

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

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3rd gen

I’m a 3rd generation soon-to-be driver, my father and grandfather are semi drivers (I’m 12 so keep in mind) I seen your Joeseph Haulage video on YouTube (my uncle dad and grandfather work there) and it’s nice to see that someone cares about them, what I’m saying is I love the podcast, keep up with the podcasts and that.

Sarah Larbi ,

Love the energy

Keep it up Bruce!

Boutridge ,

love the show

Love the format of the weekly episodes!

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