podcasts

Riding the spot market boom

| October 01, 2014

Higher than typical volumes on the spot market coupled with tight trucking capacity are improving the rate landscape. Independents: Identify high-demand freight situations and negotiate for top dollar.

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

| September 01, 2014

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 ...

Gender, personality traits and even more odd notions about numbers

| May 06, 2014

Your days are numbered, so to speak. Drivers are bombarded by numerical characters, more so today than ever.

Jason’s Law: Five years after the passing of its namesakePodcast

| March 18, 2014

In conversation with Overdrive's Wendy Parker, Hope Rivenburg, marking the fifth anniversary of the death of her husband, for whom the Jason's Law truck parking legislation is named, stresses the need for drivers to continue ...

Podcast: Behind the new Tony Justice record — more song samples, tooPodcast

| December 20, 2013

Justice talks through the origins of several tracks on his brand-new "Apple Pie Moonshine" record, with more than a few album excerpts to boot.

Holiday stress on the road: Common problems and how to handle themPodcast

| December 16, 2013

Truckers are not alone in feeling the financial pressure and expectations of the season but are slammed by the extra stressors that come with the job. Here are some unique holiday problems truckers face, along ...

CARB: Operators’ voices, more on the regs in podcast part 2Podcast

| November 27, 2013

This feature podcast follows the Monday, Nov. 25, installment on CARB's 11th-hour flexibility maneuvering. Call 530-408-6423, state your name and location, and give us your view on the state's emissions regs.

Hours: ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’Podcast

| November 11, 2013

In this special-feature Voices podcast, readers weigh in on the bill that would put a moratorium on the restart changes, and other issues surrounding the hours of service. Leave a message at 530-40-VOICE to weigh ...

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