podcasts

Podcast: Todd Dewey talks ‘Ice Road Truckers’ audition, behind-the-scenes action

In part two of a three-part podcast series, "Ice Road Truckers" star Todd Dewey talks to Truckers News about his unconventional audition for the show and offers a peek behind-the-scenes of the show.

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‘Ice Road Truckers’ star Todd Dewey talks trucking career, recent struggles in podcast

Overdrive sister site Truckers News Editor David Hollis recently sat down with Dewey for a three-part podcast in which he talks about getting started in trucking, a recent on-the-job accident that resulted in four eye surgeries and more.

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‘Apps 4 Truckers’ podcast from longtime driver

Trucker Tim Spence's Apps4Truckers podcast combines interviews with drivers and reviews of smartphone apps with a focus on being "the transition place," Spence says, between technical software instruction and information about such software that is actually useful.

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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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