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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

 

 

May 23, 2017

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Bruce talks about the importance of additional training outside of just driving to fast track a driving career and open up additional driving opportunities. Find out why you should look at training programs that include more than just driving to enhance your career.

This episode mentions Bruce's books Driven to Drive...


May 16, 2017

Jeremy Thiel of Driver Check

Bruce chats with Jeremy Thiel of DriverCheck on how drugs are affecting the industry and the side effects of certain street drugs. The two talk about the latest threat on the street in Fentanyl and why drivers need to be careful about what they are taking while driving commercial vehicles. Marijuana is a hot topic in...


May 9, 2017

Social Media pictureIn this episode we discuss how using social media to complain about customers could be damaging your career or business. As a driver you may be compromising incident investigations and more by posting images on social media before the investigation is complete. Find out why being too social may be bad for...


May 2, 2017

Branding with Paul Copcutt

Bruce chats with branding expert Paul Copcutt on the importance of creating a strong brand as an employee in the trucking industry. Understand why having a brand is important even if you are not in business and how that can help you move into the top 20% of the fleet where the opportunities are for the future. Paul...


Apr 25, 2017

Expedite Transportation

In this episode Bruce talks about how to become an expedite driver and the benefits and downfalls of that part of the industry. Learn why this is an easy way to enter the industry and how you can become an owner operator in the expedite sector.

The Tune of the Week is Second That Emotion by Trio Avenue from their...