Podcasts

Keith and Vickie Sampson’s 156-inch ARI sleeper

Trucker Talent Search winner Keith Sampson, leased to Landstar with his co-owner-operator wife, Vickie, have one heck of nice tractor-trailer: with the trailer recently painted to match.

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Labor Day podcast: Take a load off with the Trucker Talent Search performances

Whether you're at home or running the highways this fine Labor Day, in the podcast here you can take a tour with Overdrive's Todd Dills through performances by Trucker Talent Search emcee Tony Justice, contestants Brad James and Jennie Simpson, and the ultimate winner, Keith Sampson. The inaugural Trucker Talent Search finale was held on the Red Eye Radio stage outside the main entrance to the Great American Trucking Show floor Friday, Aug. 22, as ...

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Kevin Rutherford emphasizes clarity of mission, strategy at GATS Partners in Business

In this podcast audio from the GATS Partners in Business seminar, Rutherford explores the difference between detail-heavy business tactics and what many owner-operators clearly need: defined goals and mission that amount to clear strategy.

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Tale of two drivers at Partners in Business:

Todd Amen presented the latest in revenue/income averages and trends from ATBS' owner-operator clients, which continue to follow what's been happening over a decade now. Better income on fewer miles.

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Keith Sampson: 2014 Trucker Talent Search finalist

Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley interviews driver Keith Sampson about his musical background and interests. Sampson is a finalist in the 2014 Overdrive-Red Eye Radio Trucker Talent Search, sponsored by Delo.  The final competition was to be held Aug. 22 in Dallas at the Great American Trucking Show.

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Jennie Simpson: 2014 Trucker Talent Search finalist

Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley interviews driver Jennie Simpson about her musical background and interests. Simpson is a finalist in the 2014 Overdrive-Red Eye Radio Trucker Talent Search, sponsored by Delo. The final competition was to be held Aug. 22 in Dallas at the Great American Trucking Show.

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Brad James: Trucker Talent Search finalist

Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley interviews driver Brad James about his musical background and interests. James is a finalist in the 2014 Overdrive-Red Eye Radio Trucker Talent Search, sponsored by Delo. The competition was to conclude Aug. 22 in Dallas at the Great American Trucking Show.  

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Podcast: Trucker Talent Search emcee Tony Justice

Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley interviewed Justice recently about the Trucker Talent Search program at GATS, as well as his recent efforts with his own music. Justice will host and perform as part of the GATS event.

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Carriers’ crystal ball: Fleets using driver performance data more than ever

Fleets have long used performance data in driver scorecards to help identify and address problems. Now, with the help of companies that specialize in predictive analytics, fleets are trying to head problems off before they happen.

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Podcast: Off to the races!

With the date getting closer (late June) for Mike Ryan's annual Pike's Peak hill climb in his modified Cascadia, revisit with him and Chumpcar's John Condren talking details about the 2015 debut of the ChampTruck race series, aiming to bring Class 8 racing to the states.

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