podcasts

30-second trucker tip: How to find and play podcasts

Bored with the same old CDs and satellite radio programs to tickle your ears while you’re on the road? If you’ve got internet access, you can liven up those long hours with some fresh programming that suits your mood and interests.

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Owner-operator tactics and strategies: Setting goals

Overdrive columnist Kevin Rutherford, speaking at Overdrive's Partners in Business seminar, tells owner-operators how they can improve their business and personal lives by setting goals.

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Drivers need more professional discretion: Voices on the hours changes

In this Voices-series podcast, operators weigh in further on the hours changes as a House subcommittee hearing looms Nov. 21. Call 530-40-VOICE, 530-408-6423, to weigh on these and other issues.

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

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 in yourself.

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Five from Overdrive: CSA site changes, inspection blitz results, autonomous trucks

The Nov. 4, 2013, episode of Five from Overdrive features stories about changes to the Compliance, Safety, Accountability website, results from the CVSA Brake Safety Week, what could come of autonomous cars and trucks and photos of the PDI Pride & Polish winners. The podcast is sponsored by U.S. Express. Call (888) 988-4348 to learn more about employment opportunities at U.S. Express.

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Obamacare: More than just a big headache?

With the Affordable Care Act in the process of revolutionizing the individual market for insurance, Overdrive talked with Healthy Trucking Association of America representatives about the issues and new avenues toward obtaining health insurance.

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Five From Overdrive: Dash cameras coming? A Facebook Memorial for fallen truckers and a sleep apnea solution

On our Five From Overdrive podcast today, Executive Editor Jack Roberts talks to truckers about fleets experimenting with dashboard cameras, notes a Facebook push to honor fallen truckers and offers hope for drivers who'd like to tell their CPAP machines to take a hike.

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Five from Overdrive: ATA blasts drug study, Navistar hits a major milestone, C.R. England gives a Harley away

Overdrive and CCJ executive editor gives you a heads-up as to what's happening in trucking today: from a flawed drug study from Brazil, to seriously good news for Navistar and a happy new Harley owner in New Jersey. Thanks to our sponsor U.S. Express. U.S. Express is looking for new drivers and wants YOU to apply. Visit U.S. Express.com to learn more about their great benefits packages or call (888) 988-4348. If you’re looking for a new job, ...

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Five from Overdrive: The problem of uncompensated time, HOS driving drivers out of the industry,more on cargo theft

Overdrive editor Jack Roberts weighs in today on the problem of uncompensated driver time, cargo theft craziness as well as Wendy Parker on the indestructible bluetooth speaker.

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