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Join us, Buck Ballard and Don, the Beer Guy talk about trucks, big and small. We're truckers, gear-heads and fans of almost everything with wheels. Throw in some guy talk, a little serious business and your feedback and you've got a great podcast.

The Trucking Podcast Buck Ballard and Don, the Beer Guy

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    • 4.5 • 78 Ratings

Join us, Buck Ballard and Don, the Beer Guy talk about trucks, big and small. We're truckers, gear-heads and fans of almost everything with wheels. Throw in some guy talk, a little serious business and your feedback and you've got a great podcast.

    I Still Love Those Old Semi Trucks – Can You Still Find Loads With One?

    I Still Love Those Old Semi Trucks – Can You Still Find Loads With One?

    What’s more important? A newer truck or a great safety rating? In this episode, we will be talking again to Nick Skeen from PTI about starting a new trucking company. Also, Amazon and pee bottles, and a conversation about taking control of your health.        

    • 34 min
    Are Free Load Boards Really Worth It?

    Are Free Load Boards Really Worth It?

    Take another look at the question, ARE FREE LOAD BOARDS WORTH IT? A better question would be are they worth your time and effort? Can you find a good truckload at a competitive rate on a free load board? I’m not talking about subscription services with a free trial. I’m talking about no cost, free ... Read more

    • 37 min
    Why Do Big Trucking Companies Broker Out Some Loads?

    Why Do Big Trucking Companies Broker Out Some Loads?

    Years ago, I was dispatched a load that my employer booked through a large carrier. I was 350 miles from home on a Friday morning. That load was my ticket to dinner with the family. BUT NO! That load of scrap-paper bales was already on a trailer. Somehow, the weight of the scrap and the ... Read more

    • 29 min
    It’s Time To Subscribe To Our New Podcast

    It’s Time To Subscribe To Our New Podcast

    Seriously, this is the last episode of the show as you know it, The Trucking Podcast. The show will continue under the new name, Trucking After Hours. We hope you’ll join us there.

    • 56 min
    Overweight and Blowing Tolls

    Overweight and Blowing Tolls

    If you’ve been listening to the show since the first of the year, you’ve heard we are moving EVERYTHING ans starting from scratch. We hope you’ll subscribe to the new podcast feed at TruckingAfterHours.com. The Trucking After Hours podcast is available in your player, with links on the site.

    • 52 min
    Three Speed Column shifters

    Three Speed Column shifters

    I will link to the new site soon. For now, truckingafterhours.com is still in “coming soon” status. It will go live in the second half of February.

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

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78 Ratings

78 Ratings

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