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The Lead Pedal Podcast with Bruce Outridge

The Lead Pedal Podcast is a topic based podcast for truck drivers and those that lead them offering business and career information for people involved in the trucking industry. Host Bruce Outridge has been in the industry for over 30 years and offers business advice, interviews, and career information to help new and existing truck drivers improve their careers in transportation. Topics will cover anything related to the professional truck driver and those in transportation from trip planning to business start up, to health and fitness with a large focus on being a top driver in the industry. If you are interested in being a top driver in the industry then this is the show for you. You can learn more about the show and host Bruce Outridge at www.bruceoutridge.com
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The Lead Pedal Podcast is a topic based podcast that offers business and career information for people involved in the transportation industry with host Bruce Outridge. Bruce has been in the industry for over 30 years and talks everything trucking on his show. You can learn more about the host, content, musical features and more at Bruceoutridge.com/theleadpedalpodcast

The Lead Pedal podcast episodes are released every Tuesday morning by 5:00am Eastern Standard Time. You can learn more about the host and show at www.bruceoutridge.com

Music on the Show

We are lucky to have some very talented musicians helping us out with music for The Lead Pedal Podcast. Many I am proud to call friends and all are doing what they love. We are proud to feature Tropical Daze, The Danny Thompson Band, Thomas Wade, The Killin' Time Band, Head On, the Road Birds, and Trio Avenue. You can learn more about these bands at www.bruceoutridge.com/ podcastmusic

The Lead Pedal Podcast Sponsors

The Lead Pedal Podcast is being sponsored by these great companies.

Smart Trucker Seminar Series - www.roadtoday.com/smarttrucker

Trucker Radio - www.truckerradio.com

Outridge Translation Services - www.outridgetranslation.com

Outridge Enterprises Inc - www.outridgeenterprises.ca

Mar 21, 2017

Bud Kneller

Bruce chats with Bud Kneller of Frontline Commercial Vehicle Solutions. bud is an ex-MTO Inspector that used to work at the scales on Canada's busiest highway the 401 that goes through Ontario. The two talk about how drivers can have better inspections and how many enforcement officers choose trucks for inspection. This episode is crucial for those trucking on today's highways. You can learn more about Frontline Commercial Vehicle Solutions at www.frontline-cvs.com.

The Tune of the Week is "Miles and Miles" by the Danny Thompson Band off their album of the same name. You can learn more about the band at www.dannythompsonband.com 

Items mentioned in this episode include Bruce's book "Driven to Drive" available at www.bruceoutridge.com . Outridge Translation Services was mentioned at www.outridgetranslation.com  . The Smart Trucker Seminar Series was mentioned at www.roadtoday.com/smarttrucker .

The Lead Pedal Podcast is a show for those in the trucking industry wanting to improve their careers or businesses. The shows include interviews and topical information relevant to the transportation industry. The show is published every Tuesday and is available at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com , ITunes, SoundCloud, and other popular podcast platforms. You can learn more about Bruce Outridge and the bands behind the music of the show at www.bruceoutridge.com  under the podcast tab

Mar 14, 2017

Attract the right opportunities

In this episode Bruce talks about having a vision for your trucking career so that when opportunities arise you will be ready for them and able to act on them. Find out why not be ready can cost you later in missed business opportunities and good carrier jobs.

The Tune of the Week is "Everybody Wants You" by Thomas Wade from his album "Blue Country Soul". You can learn more about Thomas at www.thomaswade.ca 

Items mentioned in this episode is Outridge Translation Services at www.outridgetranslation.com  and Trucker Radio at www.truckerradio.com  . Also mentioned were the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council's Spring Seminar in March. More information is available at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com 

The Lead Pedal Podcast is a show for those in the trucking industry wanting to improve their careers or businesses. The shows include interviews and topical information relevant to the transportation industry. The show is published every Tuesday and is available at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com , ITunes, SoundCloud, and other popular podcast platforms. You can learn more about Bruce Outridge and the bands behind the music of the show at www.bruceoutridge.com  under the podcast tab

Mar 7, 2017

Brent Ashby

In this episode Bruce talks with Brent Ashby of RS2000 Tax Consultants on how owner operators can lower taxes, get ready at this time of year and improve their tax situation. The two talk about what to look for when starting a business, how to claim meals for drivers that can add  thousands of dollars to your income on an annual basis. Get ready for tax deadlines with this important episode.

You can learn more about RS2000 Tax Consultants on their website at www.rs2000tax.com  or calling 1-800-304-3986.

The Tune of the Week is "Walk the Line" by the Danny Thompson Band off their album "Miles and Miles". You can learn more about the Danny Thompson Band at www.dannythompsonband.com 

Items mentioned in this episode are Bruce's books "Running By The Mile" and "Driven to Drive" which are both available at www.bruceoutridge.com  . Also mentioned were the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council's Spring Seminar in March. More information is available at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com 

The Lead Pedal Podcast is a show for those in the trucking industry wanting to improve their careers or businesses. The shows include interviews and topical information relevant to the transportation industry. The show is published every Tuesday and is available at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com , ITunes, SoundCloud, and other popular podcast platforms. You can learn more about Bruce Outridge and the bands behind the music of the show at www.bruceoutridge.com  under the podcast tab

Feb 28, 2017

Moving industry tips

Bruce talks about the advantages to getting started in the furniture industry for new drivers in order to learn important lessons in customer service how to operate as a professional driver. Understanding customer service and being organized are key steps to a successful career in the trucking industry.

The tune of the week is 'Everybody Wants You' by Thomas Wade from his album Blue Country Soul. You can learn more about Thomas and purchase his music at www.thomaswade.com 

Items mentioned include Owning Your Success Newsletter and the Driven to Drive book which is available at www.bruceoutridge.com  . Also mentioned is the Running by the Mile book at www.bruceoutridge.com 

Are you enjoying the show? If so we would appreciate you leaving us a rating and review on iTunes or on your favourite podcast platform.

The Lead Pedal Podcast is a show for those in the trucking industry wanting to improve their careers or businesses. The shows include interviews and topical information relevant to the transportation industry. The show is published every Tuesday and is available at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com , ITunes, SoundCloud, and other popular podcast platforms. You can learn more about Bruce Outridge and the bands behind the music of the show at www.bruceoutridge.com  under the podcast tab.

Feb 21, 2017

Chris Harris of Safety Dawg

Bruce chats with Natmi trainer Chris Harris about the importance of certified training for those looking for training to become truck drivers. The two also talk about Chris's latest book '7 Steps To Hiring Drivers' and where he finds problems in the hiring system of today's recruiters. Chris was a past guest on episode 34. His book is available as a special download for listeners at www.safetydawg.com/leadpedalpodcast

The tune of the week is by the Danny Thompson Band and their song 'A Day Without Progress'  from their Miles and Miles album.

Items mentioned in this episode include Outridge Translation Services at www.outridgetranslation.com  and Bruce's Running By The Mile book available at www.bruceoutridge.com 

The Lead Pedal Podcast is a show for those in the trucking industry wanting to improve their careers or businesses. The shows include interviews and topical information relevant to the transportation industry. The show is published every Tuesday and is available at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com , ITunes, SoundCloud, and other popular podcast platforms. You can learn more about Bruce Outridge and the bands behind the music of the show at www.bruceoutridge.com  under the podcast tab.

Feb 14, 2017

Improve your relationship in this episode


In this episode Bruce talks about the importance if paying attention to those people left at home so that your relationships remain strong over your career. His money in the bank theory is a great way to keep love in the relationship for the long term. Happy Valentine's Day!

The tune of the week is 'Changin My Ways' by The Killin Time Band from their album One Set to Freedom.

Items mentioned in this episode Trucker Radio at www.truckerradio.com  and Bruce's Driven to Drive book available at www.bruceoutridge.com 

The Lead Pedal Podcast is a show for those in the trucking industry wanting to improve their careers or businesses. The shows include interviews and topical information relevant to the transportation industry. The show is published every Tuesday and is available at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com , ITunes, SoundCloud, and other popular podcast platforms. You can learn more about Bruce Outridge and the bands behind the music of the show at www.bruceoutridge.com  under the podcast tab.

Feb 7, 2017

Puja Gupta

Bruce chats with investment and insurance advisor Puja Gupta on the importance of asking questions when looking for a carrier on insurance to make sure you are protected while traveling on the job. Also discussed is how to start an investment program to create retirement when your driving career comes to a close. You can learn more about Puja from her website www.pujagupta.ca  or by calling her at 647-628-0040.

The tune of the week is by Thomas Wade and his song 'I'd Say it Again' off his album  Seven Years On. You can learn more about Thomas on his website at www.thomaswade.com 

Items mentioned in this episode include Outridge Translation Services at www.outridgetranslation.com  and the Owning Your Success Newsletter and Bruce's book Running by the Mile both available at www.bruceoutridge.com 

Are you enjoying the show? If so we would appreciate you leaving us a rating and review on iTunes or on your favourite podcast platform.

The Lead Pedal Podcast is a show for those in the trucking industry wanting to improve their careers or businesses. The shows include interviews and topical information relevant to the transportation industry. The show is published every Tuesday and is available at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com , ITunes, SoundCloud, and other popular podcast platforms. You can learn more about Bruce Outridge and the bands behind the music of the show at www.bruceoutridge.com  under the podcast tab.

Jan 31, 2017

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In this episode Bruce highlights interviews with various Award winning drivers to find out what made them successful in their careers. Interviews include Randy Packham driver of the year in 2016, Road Knight Mike Foster, Road Knight Mike Hahn, and Road Knight Guy Broderick. Learn what it takes to be at the top of your game.

The tune of the week is 'Lonesome Star from the Road Birds and their album Round Trip. You can learn more about the Road Birds at www.bruceoutridge.com  or purchase their music at www.cdbaby.com  

Items mentioned include Driven to Drive available at www.bruceoutridge.com  and Outridge Translation Services at www.outridgetranslation.com 

Are you enjoying the show? If so we would appreciate you leaving us a rating and review on iTunes or on your favourite podcast platform

The Lead Pedal Podcast is a show for those in the trucking industry wanting to improve their careers or businesses. The shows include interviews and topical information relevant to the transportation industry. The show is published every Tuesday and is available at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com , ITunes, SoundCloud, and other popular podcast platforms. You can learn more about Bruce Outridge and the bands behind the music of the show at www.bruceoutridge.com  under the podcast tab.

Jan 24, 2017

Stan Campbell

Bruce chats with Stan Campbell the voice behind the radio show Trucker Radio. The two chat about how Stan got started in the business as a radio host and the vision behind the Trucker Radio brand. Bruce and Stan also discuss his book called 'The Ugly One in the Middle' and his interesting life as a star in the radio world. You can learn more about Trucker Radio at www.truckerradio.com  or more about Stan at Alexis Broadcasting at www.alexisbroadcasting.com  or www.uglyoneinthemiddle.com 

The tune of the week is by the Danny Thompson Band and their song 'Memories of My Youth' off their Small Town Blues album. You can learn more about the band or purchase their music at www.dannythompsonband.com 

Items mentioned are Outridge Translation Services at www.outridgetranslation.com  and the Running By The Mile available at www.bruceoutridge.com

The Lead Pedal Podcast is a show for those in the trucking industry wanting to improve their careers or businesses. The shows include interviews and topical information relevant to the transportation industry. The show is published every Tuesday and is available at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com , ITunes, SoundCloud, and other popular podcast platforms. You can learn more about Bruce Outridge and the bands behind the music of the show at www.bruceoutridge.com  under the podcast tab.

Jan 17, 2017

Linehaul Jobs

Listener Mikey1812's question was about a linehaul job and where to find it. Bruce talks about what linehaul is and how to find that particular type of work and what the benefits and downsides are to a career in this sector of transportation.

The tune of the week is by The Road Birds and their song White Line Blues off their album Round Trip. You can learn more about the Road Birds at www.bruceoutrdge.com  or CDBaby.

Items mentioned include Bruce's books Running By The Mile and Driven to Drive both available at www.bruceoutridge.com

Are you enjoying the show? If so we would appreciate you leaving us a rating and review on iTunes or on your favourite podcast platform

The Lead Pedal Podcast is a show for those in the trucking industry wanting to improve their careers or businesses. The shows include interviews and topical information relevant to the transportation industry. The show is published every Tuesday and is available at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com , ITunes, SoundCloud, and other popular podcast platforms. You can learn more about Bruce Outridge and the bands behind the music of the show at www.bruceoutridge.com  under the podcast tab.

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